Obsession with Elite Schools

There he goes again. Brennan Barnard, a college counselor at The Derryfield School in New Hampshire as well as the Director of College Counseling at US Performance Academy, an online high school for competitive athletes in totally “of the people” kind of sports like bobsledding, sailing, and synchronized swimming, penned … 

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Stereotypes of Elite Schools

There was a commencement speech given by Conan O’Brien some years ago at Dartmouth College in which the comedian presented some stereotypes of Ivy League students. Dartmouth students were, in his view, “the cool, sexually confident, lacrosse-playing younger sibling who knows how to throw a party and looks good in a down vest.” You’ll have … 

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