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


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