THE GATEKEEPERS: Inside the Admissions Process of a Premier College. Jacques Steinberg, Author. Viking $ (p) ISBN. In the fall of , New York Times education reporter Jacques Steinberg was given The Gatekeepers follows a diverse group of prospective students as they . From the fall of to the spring of , New York Timeseducation reporter Jacques Steinberg was given unparalleled access to an entire admissions season.
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This nonfiction book reads like a work of fiction. It’s not cold and dry nor presented too factually.
The author shadows a college admissions recruiter through the process at Wesleyan. This is truly a fascinating book, from a collegiate standpoint.
Being a college student with a prospect of transferring, I was attuned to the novel since many of the cases shed light upon a seemingly Account Options Sign in. Over the course of nearly a year, Steinberg accompanied admissions officer Ralph Figueroa on a tour to assess steihberg recruit My library Help Advanced Book Search.
Inside the Admissions Process of a Premier College. Penguin- Education – pages.
In the fall ofNew York Times education reporter Jacques Steinberg was given an unprecedented opportunity to observe the admissions process at prestigious Wesleyan University. Over the course of nearly a year, Steinberg accompanied admissions officer Ralph Figueroa on a tour to assess and recruit the most promising students in the country.
The Gatekeepers follows a diverse group of prospective students as they compete for places in the nation’s most elite colleges.
The first book to reveal the college admission process in such behind-the-scenes detail, The Gatekeepers will be required reading for every parent garekeepers a high school-age child and for every student steinbfrg the arduous and anxious task of applying to college. Selected pages Title Page.
Contents The Tortilla Test. Dont Send Me Poems.
Read Faster Say No. Nothing to Do with the Dope. Things Seem to Have Gone Well.
Other editions – View all The Gatekeepers: References to this book Aiding Students, Buying Students: Fast families, virtual children: Inhe was awarded the grand prize of the Education Writers Association for his nine-part series on a third-grade classroom on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.
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