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How I Got into College

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Students all over are starting college this month, and some of them still have a nagging question: what, exactly, got me in? An admissions officer tells us the most wrongheaded things applicants try. And Michael Lewis has the incredible story of how a stolen library book got one man — Emir Kamenica — into his dream school. 

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Banner image: Emir as a Harvard undergrad. Photo: Terri Wang

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Ira Glass