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Where you go is not who you'll be : an antidote to the college admissions mania, Frank Bruni

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Where you go is not who you'll be : an antidote to the college admissions mania
Title
Where you go is not who you'll be
Title remainder
an antidote to the college admissions mania
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Frank Bruni
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Where you go is not who you will be
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eng
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"Over the last few decades, Americans have turned college admissions into a terrifying and occasionally devastating process, preceded by test prep, tutors, all sorts of stratagems, all kinds of rankings, and a conviction among too many young people that their futures will be determined and their worth established by which schools say yes and which say no. That belief is wrong. It's cruel. And in WHERE YOU GO IS NOT WHO YOU'LL BE, Frank Bruni explains why, giving students and their parents a new perspective on this brutal, deeply flawed competition and a path out of the anxiety that it provokes. Bruni, a bestselling author and a columnist for the New York Times, shows that the Ivy League has no monopoly on corner offices, governors' mansions, or the most prestigious academic and scientific grants. Through statistics, surveys, and the stories of hugely successful people who didn't attend the most exclusive schools, he demonstrates that many kinds of colleges-large public universities, tiny hideaways in the hinterlands-serve as ideal springboards. And he illuminates how to make the most of them. What matters in the end are a student's efforts in and out of the classroom, not the gleam of his or her diploma. Where you go isn't who you'll be. Americans need to hear that-and this indispensable manifesto says it with eloquence and respect for the real promise of higher education"--
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Bruni, Frank
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378.1/610973
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no index present
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LB2351.2
LC item number
.B78 2015
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non fiction
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  • Universities and colleges
  • College choice
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Where you go is not who you'll be : an antidote to the college admissions mania, Frank Bruni
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1 online resource
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online
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9781455590117
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(electronic bk.)
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  • (OCoLC)904604480
  • (TLC)erc0000343285
  • 5516178
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Where you go is not who you'll be : an antidote to the college admissions mania, Frank Bruni
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Publication
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Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781455590117
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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a21431b7-c5c6-44dd-bf09-0c2d29ced41a
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Electronic reproduction.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)904604480
  • (TLC)erc0000343285
  • 5516178

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