Peter H. Huang (University of Colorado Law School); Tiger Cub Strikes Back: Memoirs of an Ex-Child Prodigy About Legal Education and Parenting; In 1 British Journal of American Legal Studies 297 (2012); 2011-11-11; 51 pages; ssrn:1958366.
I am a Chinese American who at 14 enrolled at Princeton and at 17 began my applied mathematics Ph.D. at Harvard. I was a first-year law student at the University of Chicago before transferring to Stanford, preferring the latter’s pedagogical culture. This Article offers a complementary account to Amy Chua’s parenting memoir. The Article discusses how mainstream legal education and tiger parenting are similar and how they can be improved by fostering life-long learning about character strengths, emotions, and ethics.
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Steven Pinker is the Johnstone Professor of Psychology at Harvard. His book The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century
liberal arts [is good]
<quote>I submit that if “building a self” is the goal of a university education, you’re going to be reading anguished articles about how the universities are failing at it for a long, long time. </quote>
Ron Unz,some sort of insinuation of racism against (or for) Asians at Ivy League admission control.
Camilla Benbow, a sociologist
David Lubinski, a sociologist
<quote>[Essayists] Stephen Jay Gould and Malcolm Gladwell, pushing a leftist or heart-above-head egalitarianism, </quote>
Caroline Hoxby, an economist.
<quote>The Ivy admissions sweepstakes may be irrational, but the parents and teenagers who clamber to win it are not.</quote>