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Reading Notes: “Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be” by Frank Bruni

Frank Bruni’s  “Where you go is not who you’ll be” presses readers to rethink about US college admissions By Jasmine Huang Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania Frank Bruni. Grand Central Publishing. $25. (P218) Frank Bruni’s book was found on a  bookshelf in a small used bookstore nearby National Taiwan Normal University, one of Taiwan’s most prestigious universities best known for its education/teacher training programs. It makes perfect sense to me since many of their university students and faculties think about how to create better learning environment a lot. I picked up the second hand book and thought about my ghostwriting law professors’ recommendation letters projects. I decided to purchase the used book with the intention to get an update on state of US higher education and college admissions. I thought if the book author had been a columnist for the New York Times, he must have something important to say. After reading most parts of the book, I jotted down a couple things that I thought was …