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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.

Higher Expectations: Can Colleges Teach Students What They Need To Know in the 21st Century?

Highly recommended for college faculty and administrators, and anyone interested in how college students can find meaning and purpose in life.

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The Cult of Smart: How Our Broken Education System Perpetuates Social Injustice

A solid addition for those dismayed by the inequities of the education system and looking to effect change.
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Charter School City: What the End of Traditional Public Schools in New Orleans Means for American Education

Harris effectively presents one side of an ongoing debate; readers interested in K–12 education and charter schools should look to researchers such as Bruce Baker and Andrea Gabor for more critical views of what charters accomplished in New Orleans.
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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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Why Did I Get a B? And Other Mysteries We’re Discussing in the Faculty Lounge

For educators who yearn to see some of their own struggles and joys represented through another teacher’s eyes.
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A Pledge with Purpose: Black Sororities and Fraternities and the Fight for Equality

This comprehensive overview of BGLOs and their commitment to achieving socioeconomic equality for black Americans will appeal to readers wishing to learn about the African American collegiate experience throughout the 20th century.

Won’t Lose This Dream: How an Upstart Urban University Rewrote the Rules of a Broken System

Gumbel relies on clear analysis and rich anecdotes to explain how one school helped its students thrive. A superb work for anyone interested in higher education.
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Degrees of Difference: Reflections of Women of Color on Graduate School

This important addition to the literature on the academic experience will appeal to graduate students, those considering grad school, and anyone looking to expand their understanding of academia.
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