Admissions: A Memoir of Surviving Boarding School by Kendra James

Admissions: A Memoir of Surviving Boarding School

Kendra James

304 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

nonfiction memoir funny informative reflective medium-paced


A sharp-witted and deeply insightful look into the storied world of elite prep schools from the first African-American legacy student to graduate from The Taft School. Early on in Kendra James’ professional life, she began to feel like she was ...

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reflective 79%
informative 68%
funny 49%
emotional 42%
challenging 24%
hopeful 13%
inspiring 11%
sad 11%
dark 5%
tense 5%
adventurous 4%
lighthearted 4%
relaxing 1%


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slow 19%
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