Creating a Class: College Admissions and the Education of Elites
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Creating a Class: College Admissions and the Education of Elites

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ISBN-13:
9780674034945
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.09.2009
Seiten:
308
Autor:
Mitchell L. Stevens
Gewicht:
386 g
Format:
206x137x20 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Introduction 1. A School in a Garden 2. Numbers 3. Travel 4. Sports 5. Race 6. Decisions 7. Yield 8. The Aristocracy of Merit Notes Acknowledgments Index
Ambitious high schoolers and guidance counselors know that admission in New England college is highly competitive. This book argues that admissions officers must bring each class in 'on budget', burnish the statistics so crucial to institutional prestige, and take care of their colleagues in the athletic department and the development office.