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Gatekeepers Inside the Admissions Process of a Premier College

ISBN-10: 0142003085
ISBN-13: 9780142003084
Edition: 2002
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Description: In the fall of 1999, New York Timeseducation reporter Jacques Steinberg was given an unprecedented opportunity to observe the admissions process at prestigious Wesleyan University. Over the course of nearly a year, Steinberg accompanied admissions  More...

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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/29/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

In the fall of 1999, New York Timeseducation reporter Jacques Steinberg was given an unprecedented opportunity to observe the admissions process at prestigious Wesleyan University. Over the course of nearly a year, Steinberg accompanied admissions officer Ralph Figueroa on a tour to assess and recruit the most promising students in the country. The Gatekeepersfollows a diverse group of prospective students as they compete for places in the nation's most elite colleges. The first book to reveal the college admission process in such behind-the-scenes detail, The Gatekeeperswill be required reading for every parent of a high school-age child and for every student facing the arduous and anxious task of applying to college.

Jacques Steinberg has been a staff reporter for The New York Times for more than ten years and currently is a national education correspondent. He lives in New York.

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