ePub The Price of Admission: How America's Ruling Class Buys Its Way into Elite Colleges--and Who Gets Left Outside the Gates download
by Daniel Golden
I was bowled over by The Price of Admission The Price of Admission forces the reader to wonder how affirmative action . Nine-tenths of its freshman ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school classes.
I was bowled over by The Price of Admission. Daniel Golden makes a frightening case for why the playing field in higher education is still not level, despite all the attempts during the past several decades to make it so. This book is essential reading for anyone connected with higher education. The Price of Admission forces the reader to wonder how affirmative action can be deemed controversial when favoritism of the white and wealthy is overly prominent in elite colleges. or those interested in the injustices in higher education, this book is a must-read.
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Customers who bought this item also bought. Page 1 of 1 Start overPage 1 of 1. This shopping feature will continue to load items. But Daniel Golden’s evidence is overwhelming. This book should be read by everyone who cares about preserving higher education as a route for developing talent, not rewarding privilege.
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The book criticizes admissions at elite American universities, including preferences given to the wealthy, children of celebrities, and legacy applicants. It also documents discrimination against Asian-Americans in the admissions process.
Getting In: 7 Books That Expose College Admissions Mania. Its main character is a Princeton admissions officer, Portia Nathan, who has the responsibility of winnowing the stupendously remarkable from a vast field of the only normally remarkable. The Sterling Library at Yale, which is one of the universities caught up in the admissions scandal. Dave Sanders for The New York Times. By Tina Jordan and Gal Beckerman. Crazy U: One Dad’s Crash Course in Getting His Kid Into College,’ by Andrew Ferguson.
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America's most elite colleges set the epitome of this frenzy which has spawned an industry dedicated to climbing the competitive . the loss of meritocratic admission which allowed him to attend Harvard in the mid-1970s
America's most elite colleges set the epitome of this frenzy which has spawned an industry dedicated to climbing the competitive admissions ladder as high as possible. Daniel Golden's Price of Admission does nothing to calm these waters by exposing the unfair and inequitable influence that wealth, power, and privilege exert on the admissions process at America's most prestigious colleges and universities. the loss of meritocratic admission which allowed him to attend Harvard in the mid-1970s. More broadly, Golden questions elite universities' claims of providing social mobility through egalitarian principles.
He reveals how a family donation got Jared Kushner into Harvard, and how colleges comply . Praise for The Price of Admission A disturbing exposé of the influence that wealth and power still exert on admission to the nation’s most prestigious universities.
He reveals how a family donation got Jared Kushner into Harvard, and how colleges comply with Title IX by giving scholarships to rich women in patrician sports like horseback riding and crew. Deserves to become a classic. Пользовательский отзыв - ennie - LibraryThing.
The Price of Admission, by Daniel Golden, the Wall Street journal's . College admission may never be seen in the same way again, at least no. .
The Price of Admission, by Daniel Golden, the Wall Street journal's Pulitzer Prize-winning higher education reporter, is illuminating in that practically every page reveals a hidden practice of college admission, idealistic (see the chapter on California Institute of Technology's meritocratic admission process), and depressing as it details how money, influence, fame, or alumni ties can clinch admission to. places such as Brown, Duke, Harvard, and Notre Dame College admission may never be seen in the same way again, at least not by anyone who reads The Price of Admission cover to cover.
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