• Keyword = college admissions
Page:1Modify search
Showing 1 to 1 of 1
  • THE OVERACHIEVERS: The Secret Lives of Driven Kids. by Robbins, Alexandra.
    Robbins, Alexandra.
    THE OVERACHIEVERS: The Secret Lives of Driven Kids.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "With record numbers of students competing fiercely to get into college, schools are no longer primarily places of learning. ... In this increasingly stressful environment, kids aren't defined by their character or hunger for knowledge, but by often arbitrary scores and statistics. ...Robbins tackles hard-hitting issues such as the student and teacher cheating epidemic, over-testing, sports rage, the black market for study drugs, and a college admissions process so cutthroat that some students are driven to depression and suicide because of a B." Endnotes. 435 pp. ISBN: 1401302017.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 40875
    View cart More details Price: $20.00