An NPR Favorite Book of the Year
Winner of the Critics' Choice Book Award, American Educational Studies Association
Winner of the Mirra Komarovsky Book Award
Winner of the CEP-Mildred Garc a Award for Exemplary Scholarship
Winner of the Thomas J. Wilson Memorial Prize
Getting in is only half the battle. The Privileged Poor reveals how--and why--disadvantaged students struggle at elite colleges, and explains what schools can do differently if these students are to thrive.