Joie Jager-Hyman's "Fat Envelope Frenzy" is both informative and interesting.
On the one hand, these incredibly talented and driven students impress us with their accomplishments and maturity.
This is a must read for every parent of a high school kids, for all teachers and for the students themselves!
Excellent! I've read a lot of college admissions literature in the past few weeks, and this is the most memorable read I've found so far. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Ryan Mease
I recently read The Overachievers, by Alexandra Robbins. This book is very similar in content and style, though I feel that Robbins' book was a bit more engaging. Read morePublished on March 18, 2010 by Lorel Shea
Joie Jager-Hyman writes from direct experience with a fresh perspective on the college application process. She is bright, insightful and caring. Read morePublished on September 10, 2009 by Carlo Zaskorski
This book gives a behind-the-scenes look into the college admissions process from the eyes of the kids themselves. Read morePublished on August 11, 2008 by Jaclyn Lewin
The format of the book looked promising: following a group of students through the college application and acceptance process. Read morePublished on July 17, 2008 by Ima Reader
Interesting book about five young people trying to get into major colleges. All have their own ways and different backgrounds. Read morePublished on May 21, 2008 by Gerard F. Zemek
This book leaves me amazed by both the focused young ones out there and the rigorous climb to get into the right college. Read morePublished on April 13, 2008 by M. May
At the most esteemed collegiate institutions applications far exceed the amount of available slots. The reality is an increasing number of exceedingly qualified candidates are... Read morePublished on April 6, 2008 by F. Belle
This book really helped me understand the ins and outs of admissions, but even more, revealed this calming truth about finding the right college--you are a consumer, you should be... Read morePublished on April 6, 2008 by Courtney Martin