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The price of admission

how America"s ruling class buys its way into elite colleges--and who gets left outside the gates

by Daniel Golden

  • 187 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Three Rivers Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Universities and colleges -- United States -- Admission,
  • Education, Higher -- United States -- Costs,
  • College choice -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDaniel Golden.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB2351.2 .G65 2006b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination334 p. ;
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18018292M
    ISBN 109781400097975
    LC Control Number2007282190
    OCLC/WorldCa148996763


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