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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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Golden, Daniel
Dewey number
378.1/610973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Universities and colleges
  • Education, Higher
  • College choice
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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 -- The rise of the upper-class recruited athlete : fencing, crew, and polo scholarships -- A break for faculty brats : tuition subsidies 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 : maintaining standards and donations at Caltech -- Ending the preferences of privilege : suggestions for reform
Control code
67773661
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9781400097968
Lccn
2006012059
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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 -- The rise of the upper-class recruited athlete : fencing, crew, and polo scholarships -- A break for faculty brats : tuition subsidies 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 : maintaining standards and donations at Caltech -- Ending the preferences of privilege : suggestions for reform
Control code
67773661
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9781400097968
Lccn
2006012059

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