If you are a parent of a teenager, or a recent college grad yourself, I don't need to tell you how utterly outlandish college tuition is these days. Young people are taking on unprecedented levels of debt to finance college. Furthermore, the very act of applying for college is now a three month or longer trial, involving torturously personal essays, prolonged courtships and redundant college visits. How did it all get so complicated? Crazy U: One Dad's Crash Course in Getting His Kids Into College will give you a humorous, readable and well-researched look into how we have arrived at this pass.
-Ephemera, dreading paying for college but looking forward to the move to Villard Square Library!