Guest: Frank Bruni
Over the past few weeks, several high school seniors across the country have received acceptance and rejection letters from the universities that they applied to last fall. While some are elated and satisfied with the results, others are no doubt disappointed and left wondering what they could’ve done to gain entrance into their dream schools. New York Times columnist FRANK BRUNI frequently tackles higher education issues in his pieces, including the fraught and stressful college application process. In this hour of Radio Times, Bruni joins us to discuss his new book Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania. He argues that where students attend college will not necessarily define them, and that instead of agonizing over getting into a brand-name school, students should make the best of their experience at whatever college they attend.
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