Skip the SAT, Save Thousands on Tuition, and Get a Truly International Educationby Maya Frost
Good-bye, Old School. Hello, Bold School!
In 2005, Maya Frost and her husband sold everything and left their suburban American lifestyle behind in order to have an adventure abroad. The tricky part: they had to shepherd their four teenage daughters through high school and into college. This hilarious and conspiratorial how-to handbook describes the affordable, accessible, and stunningly advantageous options they stumbled upon that any American student can leverage to get an outrageously relevant global education.
Ready to ditch the drama of the traditional hypercompetitive SAT/AP/GPA path? Meet the bold American students who are catapulting into the global economy at twenty with a red-hot college diploma, sizzling 21st-century skills, a blazing sense of directionand no debt.
Packed with myth-busting facts, laughable loopholes, insider insights, astonishing success stories, and poignant tales from the Frost daughters themselves, this inspiring romp is guaranteed to get you cheering.
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"Tremendous insight....Essential reading for any family yearning to step off the treadmill and plunge into the world." - Daniel H. Pink, New York Times bestselling author of A Whole New Mind
"Mayas book lays out clearly and simply how our kids are going to be living as America's First Global Citizens." - Author of The Way Well be: The Zogby Report on the Transformation of the American Dream
"If we want our kidsand our country--to thrive in the global economy, we need to follow the excellent advice in this inspiring book." - Bill Bartmann, Billionaire Business Coach
"This book is chock-full of fresh ideas." - Peg Tyre, author of The Trouble With Boys: A Surprising Report Card On Our Sons, Their Problems at School and What Parents & Educators Must Do
"Depressed about college applications and costs? The New Global Student will lift your spirits. It's smart, practical and fun. I guarantee it will make a difference." - Peter Benson, Ph.D., author of Sparks: How Parents Can Help Ignite the Hidden Strengths of Teenagers
"Maya Frost may sound like a wacky mom who yanked her family somewhere south of the border. But once you read her engaging, witty and above all practical book, you realize: She's you...if you only took a step back and considered: what kind of life would really help my kids, my bank account and my family's future?" - Lenore Skenazy, author, Free-Range Kids: Giving Our Children the Freedom We Had Without Going Nuts with Worry
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