Fat Envelope Frenzy

Fat Envelope Frenzy

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A former Ivy League admissions officer, Joie Jager-Hyman follows five bright and eager high schoolersa€”students from diverse ethnic, social, and financial backgroundsa€”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 a€œfat envelopea€ 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.People who have actually read and evaluated college applications probably have something useful to say about the process; ... Many college essay books are comprised almost entirely of examples of aquot;successfulaquot; essays, like 100 Successfulanbsp;...

Title:Fat Envelope Frenzy
Author:Joie Jager-Hyman
Publisher:Harper Perennial - 2008-03-11


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