Top of the Class: How Asian Parents Raise High Achievers--and How You Can Too

Top of the Class: How Asian Parents Raise High Achievers--and How You Can Too

by Soo Kim Abboud, Jane Y. Kim, Jane Kim
     
 

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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?

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780425205617
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/01/2005
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,381,681
Product dimensions:
5.49(w) x 8.21(h) x 0.65(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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