Rod’s Reads

Helpful Readings for Parenting and the College Admission Process

Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age
Catherine Steiner-Adair

“Capitalizing on Complexity: Insights from the Global Chief Executive Officer Study”
IBM. 2010

The College Admissions Mystique
Bill Mayher

Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life
William Deresiewicz

The iConnected Parent: Staying Connected to Your College Kids (and Beyond) While Letting Them Grow Up
Barbara Hofer

Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World
Adam Grant

Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis
Robert Putnam

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking
Susan Cain

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
Malcolm Gladwell

Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania
Frank Bruni


Rod speaks at College Weekend 2015