A former Ivy League admissions officer, Joie Jager-Hyman follows five bright and eager high schoolersastudents from diverse ethnic, social, and financial backgroundsaas 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 afat 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|
|Publisher||:||Harper Perennial - 2008-03-11|