How I Got Into College, This Week on This American Life - Tonight at 7 pm

Aug 30, 2018

Emir as a Harvard undergrad. Photo by Terri Wang.
Credit Photo by Terri Wang

Students all over are starting college this month, and some of them still have a nagging question: what, exactly, got me in? An admissions officer tells us the most wrongheaded things applicants try. And Michael Lewis has the incredible story of how a stolen library book got one man — Emir Kamenica — into his dream school.

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