The Overachievers

Author: Alexandra Robbins
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1401386148
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Now, in The Overachievers, Robbins uses the same captivating style to explore how our high-stakes educational culture has spiraled out of control.

The Missional Mom

Author: Helen Lee
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 1575675560
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The reason Americans highly value achievement is simple: most believe
achievement leads to contentment.3 But does achievement really lead to
contentment, particularly in the lives of our children? A fascinating recent book by
New York Times bestselling author Alexandra Robbins entitled The
Overachievers: The Secret Lives of Driven Kids actually debunks this myth.
Robbins followed the lives of a number of high school juniors and seniors who
attended Walt Whitman High School ...

Sex And The Soul Updated Edition

Author: Donna Freitas
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190221305
Size: 78.53 MB
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... 2006), http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/09/education/09college.html? ex=
1310097600&en=cd9efba2e9595dec&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss,
accessed 5/3/2007. See also Robin Wilson, “The New Gender Divide,” Chronicle
of Higher Education, vol. 53, no. 21 (January 26, 2007): A36. 13. For more on
how girls overachieve, especially with respect to college, see, for example,
Alexandra Robbins, The Overachievers: The Secret Lives of Driven Kids (New
York: Hyperion, 2006).

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REVIEW: SU v50 nol2 pi 18 D 2004 REVIEW: N Y Times Book Rev vlll no32 p!3
Ag 6 2006 Eugenie Allen (50l-1000w) "Robbins has a lot in common with her
young subjects. A 1998 Yale graduate and the author of the 2004 best seller '
Pledged,' about sororities, she graduated from Whitman a decade before she
began researching this book, and she quietly admits that she, too, is an
overachiever. Robbins is also a good writer, and she must be a good listener,
because she more than ...

Stressed Out In School

Author: Stephanie Sammartino McPherson
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 9780766030695
Size: 72.51 MB
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"Examines the stress and academic pressure students of all ages encounter, including early education, homework, standardized tests, college applications, peer pressure, and alternative learning styles"--Provided by publisher.

Ana S Girls

Author: Eda Uca
Publisher: Author House
ISBN: 141849318X
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This groundbreaking book is the only honest, balanced and complete introduction to the frightening online eating disorder underground.