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The Resource The price of admission : how America's ruling class buys its way into elite colleges--and who gets left outside the gates, Daniel Golden

The price of admission : how America's ruling class buys its way into elite colleges--and who gets left outside the gates, Daniel Golden

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The price of admission : how America's ruling class buys its way into elite colleges--and who gets left outside the gates
Title
The price of admission
Title remainder
how America's ruling class buys its way into elite colleges--and who gets left outside the gates
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Golden
Title variation
price of admission
Title variation remainder
how Americas ruling class buys its way into elite colleges--and who gets left outside the gates
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In an eye-opening critique of American higher education, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist exposes the corrupt and elitist admissions practices at many of America's top colleges that favor the children of the wealthy and powerful over more qualified students. Reprint. 35,000 first printing
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262776
Cataloging source
DLC
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1957-
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Golden, Daniel
Dewey number
378.1/610973
Index
index present
LC call number
LB2351.2
LC item number
.G65 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Universities and colleges
  • Education, Higher
  • College choice
Target audience
adult
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how America's ruling class buys its way into elite colleges--and who gets left outside the gates
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The price of admission : how America's ruling class buys its way into elite colleges--and who gets left outside the gates, Daniel Golden
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : the Tennessee waltz -- How the "z-list" makes the a list : Harvard's payback for big donors -- Recruiting the rich : development admits at Duke -- The fame factor : celebrity children at Brown -- Enduring legacies : Notre Dame's other tradition -- The rise of the upper-class recruited athlete : fencing, crew, and polo scholarships -- A break for faculty brats : tuition subsidies for the children of professors -- The new Jews : Asian-Americans need not apply -- The legacy establishment : taking on Congress and the higher education lobby -- The challenge of wealth-blind admissions : maintaining standards and donations at Caltech -- Ending the preferences of privilege : suggestions for reform
Control code
ocm67773661
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9781400097968
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2006012059
Label
The price of admission : how America's ruling class buys its way into elite colleges--and who gets left outside the gates, Daniel Golden
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : the Tennessee waltz -- How the "z-list" makes the a list : Harvard's payback for big donors -- Recruiting the rich : development admits at Duke -- The fame factor : celebrity children at Brown -- Enduring legacies : Notre Dame's other tradition -- The rise of the upper-class recruited athlete : fencing, crew, and polo scholarships -- A break for faculty brats : tuition subsidies for the children of professors -- The new Jews : Asian-Americans need not apply -- The legacy establishment : taking on Congress and the higher education lobby -- The challenge of wealth-blind admissions : maintaining standards and donations at Caltech -- Ending the preferences of privilege : suggestions for reform
Control code
ocm67773661
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9781400097968
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2006012059

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