Admissions: A Memoir of Surviving Boarding School by Kendra James

Admissions: A Memoir of Surviving Boarding School

Kendra James

nonfiction memoir funny informative reflective medium-paced

304 pages | first published 2022

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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 81%
informative 71%
funny 58%
emotional 42%
challenging 26%
hopeful 18%
inspiring 16%
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lighthearted 7%
dark 6%
tense 6%
adventurous 5%
relaxing 2%


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