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Overachieving Kids

It's something of a cliche that kids today are overscheduled, grade-obsessed and under enormous pressure to land at the right school. Anxiety and depression are soaring among kids, including high achievers who believe they're only as good as their last success. We ask two experts how parents can rethink priorities and raise happy, well-adjusted kids.

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