What Does It Take To Get Into Harvard? Not What You Might Expect

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With these words of advice to parents, Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust surprised the Aspen Ideas Festival: "Make your children interesting!" If that's the trajectory to "success," it should make parents, teachers, and schools question whether the current system is helping to foster an interesting life for kids.
http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2014/06/how-to-get-into-harvard/373726/
 

 

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