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College unranked : affirming educational values in college admissions

Author: Lloyd Thacker
Publisher: Portland, OR : Education Conservancy, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays by prominent college presidents and admission deans offering an indictment of the growing commercial influence in college admissions. Speaking beyond institutional self-interest, directly to the educational needs of students, these experts respond to the crisis in college admissions. Their insights represent the emergence of a powerful collective conscience-one that cuts through the hype and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lloyd Thacker
ISBN: 0976101300 9780976101307
OCLC Number: 57145093
Notes: At head of title: Presidents and deans speak out for students.
Description: xviii, 222 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: edited by Lloyd Thacker.

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A collection of essays by prominent college presidents and admission deans offering an indictment of the growing commercial influence in college admissions. Speaking beyond institutional self-interest, directly to the educational needs of students, these experts respond to the crisis in college admissions. Their insights represent the emergence of a powerful collective conscience-one that cuts through the hype and confusion of contemporary admissions.

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