More from the Washington Post: “A deeply researched look at college admissions that delves into parts of the process most parents never see.”

April 13, 2011

From Jenna Johnson in the Washington Post:

“I found “Crazy U” absolutely fascinating — although one of my friends pointed out that it’s “fascinating ” and not “terrifying” because we aren’t the parents of high school kids. Yet bringing the book to brunch Sunday morning launched our group into a long, complicated discussion about admissions, how financial aid is decided, if colleges really do take a holistic look at applicants or if they just look at test scores, and if it’s worth taking out more student loan debt to get a master’s degree simply because everyone in D.c. has one. Ferguson’s book has been getting glowing reviews…”

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