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I'm going to college---not you! : surviving the college search with your child

Author: Jennifer Delahunty
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Addresses many of the concerns parents face as they help their children through the college process from finding the right institution to allowing them the freedom to run their own lives.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Delahunty
ISBN: 9780312607296 0312607296
OCLC Number: 471817657
Description: xii, 276 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: I. WHERE IT ALL BEGAN. An unsentimental education / Neal Pollack --
A cautionary tale / Christine VanDeVelde --
Personal statement / Wendy MacLeod --
II. FROM THE OUTSIDERS. How to get into college without really trying / Gail Hudson --
The age of reasons / Joe Queenan --
Application madness / Anne C. Roark --
A piece of cake / Jan Brogan --
III. FROM THE INSIDERS. Impersonating wallpaper: the Dean's daughter speaks / Jennifer Delahunty & Emma Britz --
A life of too much / Lisa Gates --
The kids are alright (with apologies to The Who) / Debra Shaver --
Let it/them be (with or without apologies to The Beatles), or, How not to spend your child's summer vacation / Katherine Sillin --
IV. FROM A MOTHER'S PERSPECTIVE. The deep pool / Anna Quindlen --
When love gets in the way / Jane Hamilton --
Hooked / Laurie Kutchins --
Our quixotic quests for Utopia U / Anna Duke Reach --
V. FROM A FATHER'S PERSPECTIVE. Market lambs and chaos warriors / Dan Laskin --
Flowers will grow / Sean Callaway --
The worst of times, the best of times: the scholar-athlete applies to college / David Latt --
From the belly of the whale / David H. Lynn --
Where the chips fall / Scot Sadil --
VI. ROAD TRIPPIN'. The most difficult year to get into college in the history of the world: excerpts from "The Neurotic Parent" blog / The Neurotic Parent --
Laundry, lost luggage, and Lord of the Rings / Lisa K. Winkler --
Sound tracks / Joy Horowitz --
VII. A USER'S GUIDE FOR PARENTS. --
Love in the time of college angst / S.X. Rosenstock --
Wait outside / Sarah Kahrl --
Sophie, real and imagined / Ellen Waterston --
T-minus 13 minutes and 41 seconds / Steve Thomas.
Responsibility: edited by Jennifer Delahunty.
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Addresses many of the concerns parents face as they help their children through the college process from finding the right institution to allowing them the freedom to run their own lives.

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