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Lost in the Meritocracy
Lost in the Meritocracy
Written by Walter Kirn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279453
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Lost in the Meritocracy
The Undereducation of an Overachiever
Written by Walter Kirn


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $15.95

A New York Times Notable Book
A Daily Beast Best Book of the Year
A Huffington Post Best Book of the Year

From elementary school on, Walter Kirn knew how to stay at the top of his class: He clapped erasers, memorized answer keys, and parroted his teachers’ pet theories. But when... Read more >
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Lecture Notes
Lecture Notes
Written by Philip Mitchell Freeman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580087544
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Lecture Notes
A Professor's Inside Guide to College Success
Written by Philip Mitchell Freeman


Format: Trade Paperback, 162 pages
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Price: $14.99

If you’re an incoming freshman facing the culture shock of campus life, reeling under the weight of scholastic expectations, and feeling the pressure of overwhelming financial commitments—don’t panic! Lectures Notes counters the confusion with an insider’s perspective on navigating these challenges and many more. Professor Philip Freeman reveals the three sure-fire... Read more >
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Lecture Notes
Lecture Notes
Written by Philip Mitchell Freeman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781580084291
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Lecture Notes
A Professor's Inside Guide to College Success
Written by Philip Mitchell Freeman


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Price: $11.99

If you’re an incoming freshman facing the culture shock of campus life, reeling under the weight of scholastic expectations, and feeling the pressure of overwhelming financial commitments—don’t panic! Lectures Notes counters the confusion with an insider’s perspective on navigating these challenges and many more. Professor Philip Freeman reveals the three sure-fire... Read more >
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The Student Loan Scam
The Student Loan Scam
Written by Alan Collinge
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807042311
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The Student Loan Scam
The Most Oppressive Debt in U.S. History and How We Can Fight Back
Written by Alan Collinge


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2010
Price: $20.00

The Student Loan Scam is an exposé of the predatory nature of the $85-billion student loan industry. In this in-depth exploration, Collinge argues that student loans have become the most profitable, uncompetitive, and oppressive type of debt in American history.

This has occurred in large part due to federal legislation... Read more >
Lost in the Meritocracy
Lost in the Meritocracy
Written by Walter Kirn
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ISBN: 9780385529266
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Lost in the Meritocracy
The Undereducation of an Overachiever
Written by Walter Kirn


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $11.99

A New York Times Notable Book
A Daily Beast Best Book of the Year
A Huffington Post Best Book of the Year

From elementary school on, Walter Kirn knew how to stay at the top of his class: He clapped erasers, memorized answer keys, and parroted his teachers’ pet theories. But when... Read more >
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The Price of Admission
The Price of Admission
Written by Daniel Golden
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307497376
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The Price of Admission
How America's Ruling Class Buys Its Way into Elite Colleges--and Who Gets Left Outside the Gates
Written by Daniel Golden


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2009
Price: $11.99

Every spring thousands of middle-class and lower-income high-school seniors learn that they have been rejected by America’s most exclusive colleges. What they may never learn is how many candidates like themselves have been passed over in favor of wealthy white students with lesser credentials—children of alumni, big donors, or celebrities.

In this... Read more >
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Major in Success, 5th Ed
Major in Success, 5th Ed
Written by Patrick Combs, Foreword by Jack Canfield
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580088657
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Major in Success, 5th Ed
Make College Easier, Fire up Your Dreams, and Get a Great Job
Written by Patrick Combs
Foreword by Jack Canfield


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2007
Price: $14.99

With so much at stake during college, students need smart and inspiring advice to help them excel. Now in its fifth edition, MAJOR IN SUCCESS reaches out to undecided freshmen and sophomores in search of a major that suits their interests and career ambitions; shows near-graduation students how to bolster their... Read more >
Cool Colleges
Cool Colleges
Written by Donald Asher
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580088398
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Cool Colleges
For the Hyper-Intelligent, Self-Directed, Late Blooming, and Just Plain Different
Written by Donald Asher


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2007
Price: $21.99

Fully revised since the first edition, COOL COLLEGES covers the most exciting schools in the U.S. and Canada, with a new chapter on eco schools, an update on tuition-free schools, and the total low-down on the so-called top-ranked schools. Are you hyper-intelligent? Self-directed? A late-bloomer? Or just different? Then you need... Read more >
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White Money/Black Power
White Money/Black Power
Written by Noliwe Rooks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807032718
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White Money/Black Power
The Surprising History of African American Studies and the Crisis of Race in Higher Education
Written by Noliwe Rooks


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2007
Price: $19.00

The history of African American studies is often told as a heroic tale, with compelling images of black power and passionate African American students who refused to take no for an answer. Noliwe M. Rooks argues for the recognition of another story, which proves that many of the programs that survived... Read more >
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