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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
Dewey number
378.1/610973
Index
index present
LC call number
LB2351.2
LC item number
.G65 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-314) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Title IX and the rise of the upper-class athlete : fencing, crew, and polo scholarships -- A break for faculty brats : free and easy entry 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 : how Caltech raises standards--and donations -- Ending the preferences of privilege : suggestions for reform
Control code
1018460
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
323 pages
Isbn
9781400097968
Lccn
2006012059
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1018460
  • (Sirsi) 1018460
  • (OCoLC)67773661
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
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-314) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Title IX and the rise of the upper-class athlete : fencing, crew, and polo scholarships -- A break for faculty brats : free and easy entry 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 : how Caltech raises standards--and donations -- Ending the preferences of privilege : suggestions for reform
Control code
1018460
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
323 pages
Isbn
9781400097968
Lccn
2006012059
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1018460
  • (Sirsi) 1018460
  • (OCoLC)67773661

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