"I have maintained a consistent comment to parents over the years about all this, 'If you are good enough, they will find you and work something out,'" Shriver said. "That may not mean you are going to Hopkins or Maryland, but there is a place out there for you. This removed some of the anxiety, but it is far easier for me to say that then it is for a kid and family to say, 'That's great. We'll just wait it out.' You know that isn't going to happen."