Monday, August 26, 2013

College App Essay Coach to the Super Rich - on College Admissions Madness


Former college tutor-to-the-rich Lacy Crawford has just published a novel inspired by her 15 years helping these children write their college application essays. Her novel, Early Decision, is being published this week by William Morrow. I can't wait to read it. Take a look at her terrific essay in the New York Post. Here's an excerpt: 
"You’ll know how this story ends. She got into Yale, of course, early decision. But her real success was in giving the admissions officers the kind of honesty that is harder and harder to find in these days of tiger parenting. And, I like to think, in clearing a path to her own life, she graduated and became an apprentice gardener with the city Parks Service. She’ll have to work her way up to Central Park, her own front lawn, but she is finally doing what she wants to do.
"This is the biggest secret to success in the college applications madness: It’s not about getting kids in. It’s about allowing them to grow up." READ MORE 

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