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Jager-Hyman, Joie

Fat Envelope Frenzy

One Year, Five Promising Students, and the Pursuit of the Ivy League Prize

€ 17.95

A former Ivy League admissions officer, Joie Jager-Hyman follows five bright and eager high schoolers--students from diverse ethnic, social, and financial backgrounds--as they each put their best foot forward on the road they hope will lead them to the hallowed halls of Harvard University. At once a remarkable true story of dedication, achievement, and heartbreak and a guide for success in an ultra-competitive environment, this important work deserves a place in the home of every family that has ever dreamed of receiving that coveted "fat envelope" in the mail. Jager-Hyman also offers a startlingly frank appraisal of the college admission process and the important roles race and class continue to play in a student's efforts to attend the best school possible.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Introduction ix
Author`s Note xvii
``He`s quiet and, of course, wants to be a doctor``
1(23)
``If colleges look at absences, I`m pretty much screwed``
24(27)
``Success breeds success``
51(23)
``I`m scared I`ll like the school too much``
74(20)
``Waiting suuuuucks!``
94(19)
``Congratulations, you were rejected``
113(20)
``This isn`t supposed to be an endurance test``
133(23)
``No rejections ... yet :)``
156(24)
``I have an Asian fan club``
180(20)
``It`s okay if you need to stop by a metaphorical gas station and get directions``
200(19)
Resources: How to Use ``How To`` Books 219(4)
Acknowledgments 223(2)
Selected Bibliography 225
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Paperback / softback
231 pagina's
Januari 2008
227 gram
209 x 133 x 13 mm
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