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The neurotic parent's guide to college admissions : strategies for helicoptering, hot-housing & micromanaging, by J.D. Rothman

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The neurotic parent's guide to college admissions : strategies for helicoptering, hot-housing & micromanaging
Title
The neurotic parent's guide to college admissions
Title remainder
strategies for helicoptering, hot-housing & micromanaging
Statement of responsibility
by J.D. Rothman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A satirical guidebook that examines, in a humorous way, the craziness of the college admissions process in 21st century America"--Provided by publisher
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TEFOD
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Rothman, J. D
Dewey number
818/.607
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6231.C6
LC item number
R68 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Universities and colleges
  • Parenthood
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Parenthood
  • Universities and colleges
Label
The neurotic parent's guide to college admissions : strategies for helicoptering, hot-housing & micromanaging, by J.D. Rothman
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Publication
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unknown
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Byline; Table of contents; Orientation to College Angst; Chapter 1: The Most Difficult Time to Get Into College in the History of the World ̃FRIGHTENING STATISTICS, SHOCKING PIE CHARTS, DEPRESSING BAR GRAPHS; Chapter 2: Let the Anxiety Begin ̃WHY YOU NEED A BUNCH OF EXPENSIVE HELPERS TO GET YOUR KID TO WRITE A DECENT TWO-PAGE ESSAY; Chapter 3: The Early Years ̃YES, YOU REALLY DO NEED TO KISS UP TO THE DIRECTOR OF THE YELLOW BALLOON PRESCHOOL; Chapter 4: Prep Goes the Weasel ̃IT'S NEVER TOO EARLY TO BEGIN PADDING YOUR RESUME
  • Chapter 5: The College List ̃HOW TO NARROW DOWN THE LIST TO 29Chapter 6: The College Tour ̃THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME: QUALITY BONDING OR A DAMAGED RELATIONSHIP FOREVER?; Chapter 7: Testing ̃HANDS DOWN, THE WORST PART OF THE PROCESS (UNTIL YOUR KID GETS A 2260); Chapter 8: The Essay ̃LET YOUR "YOU" SHINE THROUGH, EVEN IF IT'S A YOU CONJURED UP BY AN INDEPENDENT COLLEGE COUNSELOR; Chapter 9: The Uncommon App ̃OMG! I WAS SUPPOSED TO GET AWARDS? AND HAVE ACTIVITIES? THEY'RE TELLING ME THAT NOW?!?
  • Chapter 10: Advanced Application Strategies ̃ORGANIZATIONAL ADVICE AND OBSCURE LAST-MINUTE PASSIONS FOR TEENS AND THEIR MEDDLING PARENTSChapter 11: Financial Aid ̃CAN ANYONE SPARE 250K?; Chapter 12: Diversity ̃TRANSGENDERISM, THE LOST BOYS OF SUDAN, NORTH DAKOTA, AND MORE; Chapter 13: Waiting ̃AT THIS POINT IN THE PROCESS, YOUR TEEN IS PROBABLY NOT SPEAKING TO YOU, SO IT'S TIME TO LET GO OF YOUR CONTROLLING WAYS; Chapter 14: Rejected/Deferred ̃WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN THEY'RE REJECTING
  • Chapter 15: Accepted ̃WHAT A RELIEF! NOW YOUR CHILD CAN FORGET ABOUT CHANGING THE WORLD AND GO BACK TO PLAYING VIDEO GAMESChapter 16: Separation Anxiety ̃IF YOU'RE THE EMOTIONAL TYPE, SKIP THIS CHAPTER; Chapter 17: Bed Bath & Bye-Bye ̃EMPTY NESTS ON SALE-20% OFF; Chapter 18: College Life ̃"IF YOU WANT TO GET LAID, GO TO COLLEGE. IF YOU WANT TO GET AN EDUCATION, GO TO THE LIBRARY" -- FRANK ZAPPA; Chapter 19: Round Two ̃HAVING A SECOND CHILD GIVES YOU THE CHANCE TO MAKE THE SAME LAME MISTAKES ALL OVER AGAIN, PLUS MANY NEW ONES
  • Chapter 20: Barista Readiness ̃A COLLEGE DEGREE IS FINE, BUT AT THE END OF THE DAY, THEY'D BETTER KNOW HOW TO PREPARE A VENTI, SUGAR-FREE, NONFAT, VANILLA SOY, DOUBLE-SHOT, DECAF, NO-FOAM, EXTRA-HOT, PEPPERMINT WHITE CHOCOLATE MOCHAThe Neurotic Parent Glossary; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Back Cover
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809252328
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1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9780983459422
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)809252328
Label
The neurotic parent's guide to college admissions : strategies for helicoptering, hot-housing & micromanaging, by J.D. Rothman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Byline; Table of contents; Orientation to College Angst; Chapter 1: The Most Difficult Time to Get Into College in the History of the World ̃FRIGHTENING STATISTICS, SHOCKING PIE CHARTS, DEPRESSING BAR GRAPHS; Chapter 2: Let the Anxiety Begin ̃WHY YOU NEED A BUNCH OF EXPENSIVE HELPERS TO GET YOUR KID TO WRITE A DECENT TWO-PAGE ESSAY; Chapter 3: The Early Years ̃YES, YOU REALLY DO NEED TO KISS UP TO THE DIRECTOR OF THE YELLOW BALLOON PRESCHOOL; Chapter 4: Prep Goes the Weasel ̃IT'S NEVER TOO EARLY TO BEGIN PADDING YOUR RESUME
  • Chapter 5: The College List ̃HOW TO NARROW DOWN THE LIST TO 29Chapter 6: The College Tour ̃THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME: QUALITY BONDING OR A DAMAGED RELATIONSHIP FOREVER?; Chapter 7: Testing ̃HANDS DOWN, THE WORST PART OF THE PROCESS (UNTIL YOUR KID GETS A 2260); Chapter 8: The Essay ̃LET YOUR "YOU" SHINE THROUGH, EVEN IF IT'S A YOU CONJURED UP BY AN INDEPENDENT COLLEGE COUNSELOR; Chapter 9: The Uncommon App ̃OMG! I WAS SUPPOSED TO GET AWARDS? AND HAVE ACTIVITIES? THEY'RE TELLING ME THAT NOW?!?
  • Chapter 10: Advanced Application Strategies ̃ORGANIZATIONAL ADVICE AND OBSCURE LAST-MINUTE PASSIONS FOR TEENS AND THEIR MEDDLING PARENTSChapter 11: Financial Aid ̃CAN ANYONE SPARE 250K?; Chapter 12: Diversity ̃TRANSGENDERISM, THE LOST BOYS OF SUDAN, NORTH DAKOTA, AND MORE; Chapter 13: Waiting ̃AT THIS POINT IN THE PROCESS, YOUR TEEN IS PROBABLY NOT SPEAKING TO YOU, SO IT'S TIME TO LET GO OF YOUR CONTROLLING WAYS; Chapter 14: Rejected/Deferred ̃WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN THEY'RE REJECTING
  • Chapter 15: Accepted ̃WHAT A RELIEF! NOW YOUR CHILD CAN FORGET ABOUT CHANGING THE WORLD AND GO BACK TO PLAYING VIDEO GAMESChapter 16: Separation Anxiety ̃IF YOU'RE THE EMOTIONAL TYPE, SKIP THIS CHAPTER; Chapter 17: Bed Bath & Bye-Bye ̃EMPTY NESTS ON SALE-20% OFF; Chapter 18: College Life ̃"IF YOU WANT TO GET LAID, GO TO COLLEGE. IF YOU WANT TO GET AN EDUCATION, GO TO THE LIBRARY" -- FRANK ZAPPA; Chapter 19: Round Two ̃HAVING A SECOND CHILD GIVES YOU THE CHANCE TO MAKE THE SAME LAME MISTAKES ALL OVER AGAIN, PLUS MANY NEW ONES
  • Chapter 20: Barista Readiness ̃A COLLEGE DEGREE IS FINE, BUT AT THE END OF THE DAY, THEY'D BETTER KNOW HOW TO PREPARE A VENTI, SUGAR-FREE, NONFAT, VANILLA SOY, DOUBLE-SHOT, DECAF, NO-FOAM, EXTRA-HOT, PEPPERMINT WHITE CHOCOLATE MOCHAThe Neurotic Parent Glossary; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Back Cover
Control code
809252328
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unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780983459422
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)809252328

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