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College Admissions for the 21st Century
3.40
I don't think I was the intended audience of this book. As someone with a psychology degree and three years working in admissions, the first half of t...more
Jun 02, 2012
Jun 01, 2012
 
The Gospel According to Woman: Christianity's Creation of the Sex War in the West
4.00
I recommend this book to any woman in the Western world-- Christians will get the most out of it, but unfortunately even non-Christians are victims in...more
Mar 11, 2012
Feb 22, 2012
 
Pledged: The Secret Life of Sororities
3.13
Robbins is a journalist who often covers topics of importance to teenagers and young adults. In Pledged, she writes about four sorority members in two...more
Mar 21, 2012
Feb 01, 2012
 
The Mind's Eye
3.84
This book follows the (interesting) formula of the typical Oliver Sacks book, but with a unique twist- Sacks himself has experienced some of the visua...more
Jan 27, 2012
Dec 18, 2011
 
In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors
4.25
This is the gripping story of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, a ship that many readers may know from the movie Jaws. For days, the Navy men and M...more
May 04, 2012
Feb 02, 2012
 
The Overachievers: The Secret Lives of Driven Kids
3.88
In this book, Robbins follows high school juniors and seniors and college freshmen from the extremely competitive Walt Whitman High School in Maryland...more
Feb 2012
Jan 01, 2012
 
Enhancing Adult Motivation to Learn: A Comprehensive Guide for Teaching All Adults
4.10
I read this for an Adult Learning class in graduate school. This book would have been good for teachers, but as an administrator, I found it to be a l...more
Dec 04, 2012
Oct 27, 2012
 
Paradise Lost
3.77
Finally finished this, it took Feb-August to read. The beginning with the war and Lucifer was really boring to me. But the story of Adam and Even with...more
Aug 23, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
 
The Shape of the River: Long-Term Consequences of Considering Race in College and University Admissions
3.84
This book summarizes an important study in affirmative action in college admissions. Everyone working in higher ed should read this book. Here is the...more
Jul 30, 2012
Mar 22, 2012
 
Non-Western Educational Traditions: Indigenous Approaches to Educational Thought and Practice
3.91
I enjoyed reading more about the traditions of non-Western societies. I read this book for a class, and it was helpful to learn about how other cultur...more
Dec 09, 2012
Nov 05, 2012
 
The Bible: A Biography
3.72
In this book Armstrong covers the history of the Bible. Who wrote the books, and when? How did the canon get set? When and why was the Bible translate...more
Feb 09, 2012
Dec 18, 2011
 
The Gatekeepers: Inside the Admissions Process of a Premier College
3.74
As someone who works in college admissions, I really really loved this book. It was interesting to learn about other schools and how their admissions...more
Jun 11, 2012
Jan 01, 2012
 
The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media
3.86
This is a good intro to issues facing the media throughout history and in present-day. It is mostly in comic-panel form, with some pages in text.
Jan 07, 2012
Jan 03, 2012
 
Supergods: What Masked Vigilantes, Miraculous Mutants, and a Sun God from Smallville Can Teach Us About Being Human
3.73
Morrison is an insane genius. That is all.
Sep 21, 2012
Feb 10, 2012
 
The Illustrated A Brief History of Time and the Universe in a Nutshell
4.27
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Dec 18, 2011
 
The Little House
4.27
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Dec 21, 2011
 
Of Mice and Men
3.78
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Dec 18, 2011
 
Scott Pilgrim & the Infinite Sadness (Scott Pilgrim, #3)
4.27
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Dec 22, 2011
 
Guess How Much I Love You
4.34
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Dec 18, 2011
 
The Snowy Day
4.11
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Dec 18, 2011
 
Pat the Bunny
4.02
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Dec 18, 2011
 
The Rainbow Fish
4.12
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Dec 18, 2011
 
The Five Chinese Brothers
4.16
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Dec 18, 2011
 
An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales
4.18
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Dec 18, 2011
 
Green Eggs and Ham
4.29
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Dec 18, 2011
 
Rainbow Boys (Rainbow Trilogy, #1)
3.85
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Dec 18, 2011
 
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale
4.28
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Dec 18, 2011
 
I'm Just Here for More Food: Food x Mixing + Heat = Baking
4.27
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Dec 18, 2011
 
I'm Just Here for the Food: Food + Heat = Cooking
4.19
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Dec 18, 2011
 
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
4.10
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Dec 18, 2011
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