Creating a Class by Mitchell L. Stevens
College Admissions and the Education of Elites

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In real life, Stevens is a professor at Stanford University. But for a year and a half, he worked in the admissions office of a bucolic New England college known for its high academic standards, beautiful campus, and social conscience. Ambitious high schoolers and savvy guidance counselors know that admission here is highly competitive. But creating classes, Stevens finds, is a lot more complicated than most people imagine.

About Mitchell L. Stevens

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Mitchell L. Stevens is Associate Professor of Education and (by courtesy) Sociology at Stanford University. He is the author of Kingdom of Children: Culture and Controversy in the Homeschooling Movement.
Published June 30, 2009 by Harvard University Press. 320 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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