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The Resource Acceptance : a legendary guidance counselor helps seven kids find the right colleges--and find themselves, David L. Marcus

Acceptance : a legendary guidance counselor helps seven kids find the right colleges--and find themselves, David L. Marcus

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Acceptance : a legendary guidance counselor helps seven kids find the right colleges--and find themselves
Title
Acceptance
Title remainder
a legendary guidance counselor helps seven kids find the right colleges--and find themselves
Statement of responsibility
David L. Marcus
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A journalist documents his year with an unconventional high school guidance counselor, describing the latter's methods for reshaping attitudes about standardized tests, pairing students with the right colleges, and making the most of financial aid systems
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marcus, Dave
Dewey number
378.1/610973
Index
no index present
LC call number
LB2350.5
LC item number
.M34 2009
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • College choice
  • Educational counseling
  • Smith, Gwyeth
  • Student counselors
Label
Acceptance : a legendary guidance counselor helps seven kids find the right colleges--and find themselves, David L. Marcus
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
One more year -- Yale loves me, Yale loves me not -- The first day of the rest of your life -- Who am I? -- BWRK -- "When everybody is special, nobody is special" -- "You're lost before you've started" -- Playing school -- The admissions industrial complex -- "Is donating blood an extracurricular?" -- Regular kids from the suburbs -- Parenting the parents -- Strategizing -- The GPA game -- "We're looking for the X Factor" -- Essay therapy -- "My whole life is in that folder" -- Accepted -- Shopping for Riana -- "I'm kicking it up" -- "Columbia didn't reject me, I rejected Columbia" -- Kerplunking -- "She would have been a slam dunk" -- Apped-out -- It takes a village to write an essay -- The $250,000 question -- "It's all about growing up" -- The month of indecision -- "It's about the kids" -- College student. --
Control code
ocn314378167
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 244 p.
Isbn
9781594202148
Lccn
2009008328
System control number
  • (OCoLC)314378167
  • a924773
Label
Acceptance : a legendary guidance counselor helps seven kids find the right colleges--and find themselves, David L. Marcus
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
One more year -- Yale loves me, Yale loves me not -- The first day of the rest of your life -- Who am I? -- BWRK -- "When everybody is special, nobody is special" -- "You're lost before you've started" -- Playing school -- The admissions industrial complex -- "Is donating blood an extracurricular?" -- Regular kids from the suburbs -- Parenting the parents -- Strategizing -- The GPA game -- "We're looking for the X Factor" -- Essay therapy -- "My whole life is in that folder" -- Accepted -- Shopping for Riana -- "I'm kicking it up" -- "Columbia didn't reject me, I rejected Columbia" -- Kerplunking -- "She would have been a slam dunk" -- Apped-out -- It takes a village to write an essay -- The $250,000 question -- "It's all about growing up" -- The month of indecision -- "It's about the kids" -- College student. --
Control code
ocn314378167
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 244 p.
Isbn
9781594202148
Lccn
2009008328
System control number
  • (OCoLC)314378167
  • a924773

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