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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

Label
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
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An eye-opening critique of American higher education 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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Golden, Daniel
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Universities and colleges
  • Education, Higher
  • College choice
  • College choice
  • Education, Higher
  • Universities and colleges
  • United States
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
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"With a new epilogue by the author."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Title IX and the rise of the upper-class recruited athlete : fencing, crew, and polo scholarships -- A break for faculty brats : free and easy entry 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 : how Caltech raises standards--and donations -- Ending the preferences of privilege : suggestions for reform
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
334 pages
Isbn
9781400097975
Lccn
2007282190
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)148996763
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
Publication
Copyright
Note
"With a new epilogue by the author."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Title IX and the rise of the upper-class recruited athlete : fencing, crew, and polo scholarships -- A break for faculty brats : free and easy entry 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 : how Caltech raises standards--and donations -- Ending the preferences of privilege : suggestions for reform
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
334 pages
Isbn
9781400097975
Lccn
2007282190
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)148996763

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