Published June 17, 2004
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||360|
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Winner of the Critics’ Choice Book Award, American Educational Studies Association Named one of NPR Book’s Best Books of Getting in is only half the battle. The Privileged Poor reveals how―and why―disadvantaged students struggle at elite colleges, and explains what these schools can do differently if these students are to thrive. Poor Jack has inherited his father's immense fortune, but his wicked Aunt Selina wants the money. Aunt Selina, her awful children and her unpleasant servants conspire against poor Jack, but Jack is plucky, intelligent and surprisingly strong - and he has an unexpected ally. item 4 All for Poor Jack by Tilston, Steve Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping - All for Poor Jack by Tilston, Steve Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping. $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. See all. The privileged poor also experience culture shock, but much earlier, he explains — in middle or high school, when they are recruited into programs like Prep for Prep. As one student told Jack, “The shock I would have experienced [at an elite college], I experienced from eighth grade to high school, from public to private school.”.