This book is written like a gossip column with some facts thrown in here and there to make it seem serious.
Robbins accurately depicted the stress and pressures of high school students, with interesting research behind the national overachieving culture.
This review doesn't even begin to express how much I love this book, but I am so grateful to Ms. Robbins for writing it.
I wish that I had AP Franks mom sometimes or rather I wish that I was him. He did his work and that's what counts. He developed a good work ethic thanks to his mother. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Michael
Absolutely horrifying for the parent of a gifted younger child. It's good to know the truth about what the competitive landscape looks like in high school but it's... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Shannon Navin
While I know the book has been out a while, thought I'd give a review after our daughter finished high school and we had a chance to see where things went. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Aerospace Engineer
I loved this because even as a student, the points brought up in this book were startling and I learned a lot. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Aleesha Yasin
Would not want to stereotype anyone but there were so many interesting typical HS characters in the book that are in HS today. Read morePublished 9 months ago by WH Taft student
excellent for college advisors, counselors and type A parents. it is funny, yet sad, what society, our families, our schools and their friends put on teenager's shoulders...Published 12 months ago by Kristina D. Campodonico