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Admissions Confidential

An Insider"s Account of the Elite College Selection Process

by Rachel Toor

  • 84 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Administration - General,
  • Guidance & Orientation,
  • Education / Higher,
  • Higher,
  • College And University Guidance And Counseling,
  • Institutions Of Higher Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Admission,
  • Biography,
  • College administrators,
  • Colleges and universities,
  • Duke University,
  • Entrance requirements,
  • United States,
  • Universities and colleges,
  • Education

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9320152M
    ISBN 100312284055
    ISBN 109780312284053

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A boorish, cynical look at the college-admissions process, from a former admissions officer (with only three years’ experience). Toor, a columnist for The Chronicle of Higher Education, is not a fan of the way candidates are screened by colleges—in her case, Duke ’s disturbed by the inequities, the class bias, and the ability of some students to buy their way in, not to Author: Rachel Toor.

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