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April 17, 2011
Andrew Ferguson
Author, "Crazy U: One Dad's Crash Course in Getting His Kid Into College"
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Andrew Ferguson BIO:
·Senior Editor, The Weekly Standard
·Author, "Crazy U: One Dad's Crash Course in Getting His Kid Into College"

·Senior Writer, Washingtonian Magazine
·Contributing Editor, Time Magazine
·Columnist, Fortune, TV Guide, Forbes FYI, National Review, Bloomberg News, Commentary
·Written for The New Yorker, New York magazine, The New Republic, The American Spectator, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Washington Post
·Speechwriter, President George H.W. Bush

·"Land of Lincoln"
·"Fools' Names, Fools' Faces"

·1978, Occidental College

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Info: Our guest is Andrew Ferguson, senior editor at The Weekly Standard. Mr. Ferguson discusses his new book, “Crazy U: One Dad’s Crash Course in Getting His Kid Into College.” The book humorously follows him through the process of getting his son accepted into college. It includes taking the SATs, the application process, visiting colleges, applying for financial assistance, etc. Prior to his position at the Weekly Standard, Andrew Ferguson wrote for Time magazine and Washingtonian magazine. He has written columns for Fortune, Forbes FYI, National Review, Commentary, and TV Guide. During a portion of the George H.W. Bush administration, he was a White House speechwriter.

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