What Some Colleges Are Asking Members of their 2013 Freshman Class to Read

By: Judi Robinovitz | Last Updated: June 17, 2013

American University - Notes from No Man's Land: American Essays, by Eula Biss

Brown University - Beautiful Souls, by Eyal Press

Bucknell University- Hamlet's Blackberry, by William Powers

Columbia University - The Iliad, by Homer

Dartmouth College - Strange As This Weather Has Been, by Ann Pancake

Duke University - Let The Great World Spin, by Colum McCann

Elon University - Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal, by Conor Grennan

Miami University of Ohio - Reality is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World, by Jane McGonigal

Purdue University - No Impact Man, by Colin Beavan

Smith College - My Beloved World, by Sonia Sotomayer

Tulane University - The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, by Elizabeth Alexander

University of Wisconsin - A Tale for the Time Being, by Ruth Ozeki

Courtesy of my fellow IECA professional member, Heather Ricker-Gilbert, D.Ed. of College Gateways.

Topics: College Counseling


Like this post? Share it!

Recent Posts

Posts by Topic

see all

Ready to move to the front of the class?

Let's discuss an educational plan that will get you or your student on a path to success.