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Confessions of a High School Word Nerd: Increase Your SAT Verbal Score While Laughing Your Gluteus Off

Arianne Cohen and Colleen Kinder


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PUBLISHED: 31st January 2007
ISBN: 9780143038368
ANNOTATION:
This collection of ten well-written, entertaining essays by recent college graduates-turned-writers honestly and amusingly recounts wild, traumatizing, and hilarious high-school events—using common SAT words as a study tool.
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  • Paperback
    $28.75
PUBLISHED: 31st January 2007
ISBN: 9780143038368
ANNOTATION:
This collection of ten well-written, entertaining essays by recent college graduates-turned-writers honestly and amusingly recounts wild, traumatizing, and hilarious high-school events—using common SAT words as a study tool.

Annotation

This collection of ten well-written, entertaining essays by recent college graduates-turned-writers honestly and amusingly recounts wild, traumatizing, and hilarious high-school events—using common SAT words as a study tool.

Publisher Description

Effortlessly acquire an SAT vocabulary through hilarious high school essays

Every year, 9 million American students expend large amounts of time and energy preparing for proficiency and entrance exams like the SAT, ACT, PSAT, and SSAT with a heap of vocabulary flash cards and a fat volume of repetitive practice tests. Each one of them, along with their parents and teachers, wishes that there was a less painful way to prepare for test day. There is, and this book is the solution: a collection of ten well-written, entertaining essays by recent college-graduates-turned-writers that honestly and amusingly recount wild, traumatizing, and hilarious high-school events, using common SAT words as a study tool. (*gluteus: any of the large muscles of the buttocks; esp: gluteus maximus)

Author Biography

Arianne Cohen is the award-winning author of Confessions of a High School Word Nerd, The TALL Book, and The Sex Diaries Project: What We're Saying About What We're Doing. Cohen's work regularly appears in Marie Claire, the New York Times, Vogue, and the Guardian. Cohen has given talks around the world about self-esteem, body image, and healthy relationships. She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University. Colleen Kinder is the author of Delaying the Real World and the co-editor of Confessions of a High School Word Nerd. Kinder is also a travel writer and photographer whose work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, The New Republic and the Wall Street Journal. Her essays have been anthologized in The Best American Travel Writing 2013, Readings for Writers, The Best Women's Travel Writing, and more. Kinder is a graduate of both Yale University and the University of Iowa's Nonfiction Writing Program. She teaches writing in both the United States and France.

Table of Contents

Confessions of a High School Word NerdIntroduction 1. Confessions of a Diligent Kisser Laure de Vulpillieres 2. Confessions of a Rebel Trombonist Chris Heaney 3. Confessions of a Road Hazard Colleen Kinder 4. Confessions of a Summer-Camp Junkie Chris Rovzar 5. Confessions of a Vagabond Swimmer Arianne Cohen 6. Confessions of a Running Disaster Tom Miller 7. Confessions of an Insane Intern Kara Loewentheil 8. Confessions of a Ghetto Soccer Star Lauren Keane 9. Confessions of a Homeschooler Timothy Michael Cooper 10. Confessions of a Pigsty Prankster Dave Finney Glossary

Long Description

Effortlessly acquire an SAT vocabulary through hilarious high school essays Every year, 9 million American students expend large amounts of time and energy preparing for proficiency and entrance exams like the SAT, ACT, PSAT, and SSAT with a heap of vocabulary flash cards and a fat volume of repetitive practice tests. Each one of them, along with their parents and teachers, wishes that there was a less painful way to prepare for test day. There is, and this book is the solution: a collection of ten well-written, entertaining essays by recent college-graduates-turned-writers that honestly and amusingly recount wild, traumatizing, and hilarious high-school events, using common SAT words as a study tool. (*gluteus: any of the large muscles of the buttocks; esp: gluteus maximus)

Product Details

Short Title
CONFESSIONS OF HIGH SCHOOL
Pages
205
Publisher
Penguin Books
Language
English
ISBN-10
0143038362
ISBN-13
9780143038368
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Year
2007
Publication Date
2007-01-31
Author
Arianne Cohen, Colleen Kinder
Subtitle
Laugh Your Gluteus* Off and Increase Your SAT Verbal Score
Country of Publication
United States
Audience
General/Trade