Where you go is not who you'll be [electronic resource] : An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania. Frank Bruni.
- ISBN: 9781478959212 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (6 audio files) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: Ashland : Hachette Book Group, 2015.
|General Note:|| Unabridged.
|Summary, etc.:|| Year after year, high school seniors open rejection letters that destroy their confidence and lead them to believe they have failed at one of life's most critical junctures—something that has happened in so many American households with college-bound kids. While there are countless books teaching people how to identify and get into the colleges of their dreams, there's a deep need for dialogue questioning the intensity of those dreams, emphasizing that the college admissions moment isn't the most important in a lifetime, illustrating that college is what a student makes of it, and exhorting people to look at it in a different, less status-oriented way.Expanding on an April 2014 column titled, "Our Crazy College Crossroads"—which went viral, generated numerous emails to Bruni, and topped the "most viewed" and "most emailed" categories of the New York Times for days—Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be is the manifesto that puts the college...
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