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ERIC Number: EJ601757
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0010-0951
Designer Parenting. Are Parents Packaging Their Children for College Admissions?
Skinner, Rod
College Board Review, n189,190 p6-11 Jan 2000
Discusses the increasing pressures on educators from parents who are obsessively concerned with their children's high school grades, application to, and acceptance by desired institutions of higher education and the resulting student anxiety and cynicism on school and college campuses. Urges college admissions officers to focus on the "best fit" between student and institution. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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