Choosing which school your child will attend can be a harrowing experience.


After all, schools play an enormous role in shaping the people we become—although education is not the only factor in your child’s overall development. Sometimes it can be helpful to learn more about other types of influence in the context of your search.

The Ross Admissions team has compiled the following playlist of compelling and revealing TED Talks that explore issues surrounding parenting, learning, and education. Take a break from school tours and applications to learn from these brilliant speakers. Their ideas might inspire you with questions to ask and things to look for while visiting and considering prospective schools.