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Where you go is not who you'll be : an antidote to the college admissions mania

Frank Bruni 2015

Available at Dr. John Woodenlegs Memorial Library  Nonfiction Collection  (378.1 BRU 2015 )()

  • Title:
    Where you go is not who you'll be : an antidote to the college admissions mania
  • Author: Frank Bruni
  • Subjects: College choice -- United States; Universities and colleges -- United States -- Admission; College choice; EDUCATION / Higher; Universities and colleges -- Admission; United States
  • Description: Introduction -- The unsung alma maters -- Throwing darts -- Obsessives at the gate -- Rankings and wrongs -- Beyond the comfort zone -- From Tempe to Waterloo -- An elite edge? -- Strangled with ivy -- Humbled, hungry and flourishing -- Fire over formula -- Epilogue.
    Over the last few decades, Americans have turned college admissions into a terrifying and occasionally devastating process, preceded by test prep, tutors, all sorts of stratagems, all kinds of rankings, and a conviction among too many young people that their futures will be determined and their worth established by which schools say yes and which say no. That belief is wrong. It's cruel. And in this book, Frank Bruni explains why, giving students and their parents a new perspective on this brutal, deeply flawed competition and a path out of the anxiety that it provokes.
  • Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing
  • Creation Date: 2015
  • Format: v, 218 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1455532703;ISBN9781455532704
  • OCLC Number: 883650875
  • Institution Zone MMS ID: 991000306559703378$$I01TRAILS_CDKC
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  • Network Zone MMS ID: 9910428183603366
  • CKEY: 2698280$$I01TRAILS_CDKC2698280$$I01TRAILS_MSU_NORTH
  • Source: 01TRAILS ALMA

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