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Who Gets In and Why

Who Gets In and Why

It's a generally accepted fact that college admissions are a meritocracy. Get good grades, participate in a wide range of extracurriculars, score high on your standardized tests, and you're in, right? Jeff Selingo, author of "Who Gets In and Why" is here to dispell that myth, shedding light on the fact that college admissions decisions are often much more likely to be determined by a college's agenda than by the quality of the applicant.

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More about the author: Jeffrey Selingo is an award-winning journalist who has reported on higher education for more than two decades. His writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Atlantic, and The Wall Street Journal. He's a special advisor to the president of Arizona State University and a visiting scholar at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Selingo is the bestselling author ofThere Is Life After College and College (Un)Bound. He lives in Washington, DC, with his family.

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