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The Neurotic Parent's Guide to College Admissions: Strategies for Helicoptering, Hot-housing & Micromanaging

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 2, 2012

    It's really funny-- a rare mixture of humor and actual informati

    It's really funny-- a rare mixture of humor and actual information. Although it's a humor book and not a real college guide, you'll learn a lot about the craziness of the process these days by reading. But mostly you'll laugh.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 11, 2013


    It's a funny blog, but the book is boring and so poorly edited for the Nook that it's amnoying to read.

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  • Posted March 27, 2012

    If you've ever had a child go through the college admissions pro

    If you've ever had a child go through the college admissions process or ever hope to survive it, you must read this book.*

    My review is simple. "The Neurotic Parent's Guide to College Admissions" should be required reading for every parent out there who has any dreams of their children attending college, even if you've already been thru it before! I only wish I'd had this little gem on my nightstand long ago for constant referral. In reading this book, I've laughed, I've cried and I've realized that I've failed my children miserably on just about every level!

    Incredibly funny and chalk full of sarcasm, wit and a wealth of worthy information, The Neurotic Parent's Guide shares what every parent should know about the college search AND their role in their children's lives. It takes to task the ridiculousness of the college admissions process and offers us a good laugh at some of what may never change, but has no rhyme or reason that allows mere mortals to understand. I LOVE this book.. and am incredibly jealous of its sure fire success.

    *For those who believe that college admissions is no joking matter, I understand. And is why it's even more important for you to read this book! Seriously. Go. Buy. Now!

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