Top of the Class

Top of the Class

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Asians and Asian-Americans make up 4% of the U.S. population...and 20% of the Ivy League. Now find out how they do it. The numbers speak for themselves: 18% of Harvard's population; 25% of Columbia's; 42% of Berkeley's; 24% of Stanford's; 25% of Cornell's... What are Asian parents doing to start their kids on the road to academic excellence at an early age? What can all parents do to help their children ace tests, strive to achieve, and reach educational goals? In this book, two sisters-a doctor and a lawyer whose parents came from South Korea to the U.S. with two hundred dollars in their pockets-reveal the practices that lead Asian-Americans to academic, professional, and personal success.After graduating from the American School in Japan, Jane enrolled at George Mason University, a college with a strong ... She continued to write on her own, publishing a couple of her essays and stories in newspapers and literary ... it soon became clear to everyone close to her that she had no set plans after college.

Title:Top of the Class
Author:Soo Kim Abboud, Jane Y. Kim
Publisher:Penguin - 2005-11-01


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