Gray, Amber K

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The College Conversation: A Practical Companion for Parents To Guide Their Children Along the Path to Higher Education

Furda and Steinberg provide a high level of detail, making this volume useful to parents who haven’t been through the process before as well as to those familiar with it. A helpful guide for parents with children approaching college age.

A Field Guide to Grad School: Uncovering the Hidden Curriculum

Undergraduate students considering graduate school as well as current graduate students will find the information contained here helpful, making this a useful guide for college and university libraries. Highly recommended for anyone curious about what to expect in graduate school.
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The Merit Myth: How Our Colleges Favor the Rich and Divide America

Those interested in inequities in the admissions practices of elite colleges will find this a considered examination.
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Libraries Promoting Reflective Dialogue in a Time of Political Polarization

Librarians interested in the intersection of information literacy and politics will find that the concepts and approaches here provide ample food for thought. Pair this provocative, reflective work with a text focused more broadly on information literacy, such as Samantha Godbey, Susan Beth Wainscott, and Xan Goodman’s Disciplinary Applications of Information Literacy Threshold Concepts.
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The Power in the Room: Radical Education Through Youth Organizing and Employment

Readers interested in the intersection of political activism, economics, community, and education will find ample food for thought in Gillen’s insightful call for action.
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Teaching U.S. History Through Sports

General readers and educators will find much to spark their imaginations in this thoughtful work, from lists of resources to ways of connecting athletic history to larger social and cultural issues
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Indebted: How Families Make College Work at Any Cost

Zaloom provides a clear-sighted and timely analysis of this issue. Recommended for readers interested in the cultural and economic implications of the current student debt crisis
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The Handy Accounting Answer Book

Anyone interested in learning more about personal or corporate accounting will find useful information here.

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The College Dropout Scandal

Kirp's in-depth assessment is recommended for readers interested in student retention, student services and support, and academic culture.
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