April 22, 2012
Selected New Books on Higher Education
Admission Possible: The "Dare to Be Yourself" Guide for Getting Into the Best Colleges for You, by Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz (Sourcebooks; 252 pages; $16.99). A step-by-step guide to the application process, including worksheets and résumé and essay samples.
Cautionary Tales: Strategy Lessons From Struggling Colleges, by Alice W. Brown and others (Stylus Publishing; 250 pages; $95 hardcover, $37.50 paperback). Pays particular attention to