The Gatekeepers

Author: Jacques Steinberg
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101200316
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The first book to reveal the college admission process in such behind-the-scenes detail, The Gatekeepers will be required reading for every parent of a high school-age child and for every student facing the arduous and anxious task of ...

You Are An Ironman

Author: Jacques Steinberg
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101544317
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His You Are an Ironman is both a riveting sports narrative and a fascinating, behind-the scenes study of what makes these athletes keep going.

How To Get Into The Top Colleges 3rd Ed

Author: Richard Montauk
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101105356
Size: 74.66 MB
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Richard Montauk, Krista Klein. Jacques Steinberg, The Gatekeepers: Inside the
Admissions Process of a Premier College . A look at the admissions process at
Wesleyan from the perspective of one admissions officer. Although both of these
books are a bit dated, together they give a good feel for the two sides of the
admissions process at selective colleges.

Admission Matters

Author: Sally P. Springer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119329892
Size: 14.94 MB
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Fiske Guide to Colleges by Edward Fiske (Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks): Updated
annually. Contains profiles and personal descriptions of more than 300 popular
colleges and universities. Insider Accounts These are best viewed as a window
into the admissions process at highly selective institutions rather than as a how‐
to guide to gain admission to them. The Gatekeepers: Inside the Admissions
Process of a Premier College by Jacques Steinberg (New York: Penguin, 2003):
 ...

The Best 380 Colleges 2016 Edition

Author: Princeton Review
Publisher: Princeton Review
ISBN: 1101881593
Size: 41.25 MB
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frosh rec. any financial aid: 47 % UG rec. any financial aid: 48 % UG borrow to
pay for school: 39 Average cumulative indebtedness: $22,959 % frosh need fully
met: 100 % ugrads need fully met: 100 The Inside Word You want the inside word
on Wesleyan admissions? Read The Gatekeepers: Inside the Admissions
Process at a Premier College, by Jacques Steinberg. The author spent an entire
admissions season at the Wesleyan admissions office. His book is a wonderfully
detailed ...

The Dirty Little Secrets Of Getting Into A Top College

Author: Pria Chatterjee
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 194139373X
Size: 20.13 MB
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We have demographic data: University of Pennsylvania, “Incoming Class Profile–
Statistics for the Class of 2018”; Princeton University, “Admissions Statistics. ... A
Is for Admission: The Insider's Guide to Getting into the Ivy League and Other Top
Colleges (New York: Grand Central Publishing, 1997), 195. ... Describing
Wesleyan's admissions process: Jacques Steinberg, The Gatekeepers: Inside the
Admissions Process of a Premier College (New York: Penguin Books, 2002), 71
 ...

The Best 379 Colleges 2015 Edition

Author: Princeton Review
Publisher: Princeton Review
ISBN: 1101881917
Size: 42.14 MB
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... met: 100 The Inside Word You want the inside word on Wesleyan admissions?
Read The Gatekeepers: Inside the Admissions Process at a Premier College, by
Jacques Steinberg. The author spent an entire admissions season at the
Wesleyan admissions office. His book is a wonderfully detailed description of the
Wesleyan admissions process (which is quite similar to processes at other
private, highly selective colleges and universities). DEADLINES Early decision
Deadline: 11/15 ...

Branded Nation

Author: James B. Twitchell
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743271610
Size: 21.33 MB
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This same phenomenon is reported on by Jacques Steinberg in The
Gatekeepers: Inside the Admissions Process at a Premier College, where he
makes the analogy between executives cooking the books to inflate company
earnings and admissions officers doing the same to impress the ranking industry.
From his study of Wesleyan, he concludes that a “premier college” can rocket to
the top of lists with very little number crunching. Having a high rejection rate is
like a restaurant ...

Inside The College Gates

Author: Jenny M. Stuber
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9780739149003
Size: 36.63 MB
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New York: David McKay. Steinberg, Jacques. 2002. The Gatekeepers: Inside the
Admissions Process of a Premier College. New York: Penguin. Stevens, Mitchell
L. 2007. Creating a Class: College Admissions and the Education of Elites.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Stevens, Mitchell L., Elizabeth A.
Armstrong, and Richard Arum. 2008. “Sieve, Incubator, Temple, Hub: Empirical
and Theoretical Advances in the Sociology of Higher Education.” Annual Review
of Sociology ...

The Overachievers

Author: Alexandra Robbins
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1401386148
Size: 56.38 MB
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202 applications are read: Interviews with admissions officers. For a fascinating
look at the inner workings of the admissions process at one university (Wesleyan)
, I recommend the following book: Steinberg, Jacques. The Gatekeepers: Inside
the Admissions Process of a Premier College. New York: Penguin Books, 2002.
202 “One of the myths”: Interview with James Miller. 202 7.5 percent: NACAC's “
State of College Admission 2005”; See also Kelly, Maura. “Stop the Madness.”
Salon ...