In early March, high school seniors will be receiving their college acceptance and rejection letters. In Crazy U: One Dan's Crash Course in Getting His Kids into College, Andrew Ferguson shares his family's tales of college admissions woe.
Next, long before his Oscar-winning performance in the 2006 film Little Miss Sunshine, actor Alan Arkin was a favorite of both critics and audiences alike. A skilled comedian, Arkin first came to popular notice in the 1966 farce The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, earning an Oscar nomination for Best Actor. Since then, Arkin has acted in and directed some 100 films, many of which he details in his new memoir An Improvised Life.
Then, in this week's installment of our ongoing series This I Believe, we hear the essay of Kimberly Woodbury. She is a student at the Episcopal Seminary at Yale. She is fascinated by the relationship between science and faith. After her graduation, Woodbury will work as an Episcopal priest and chemistry teacher in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. She sees the Big Bang and the story of Genesis as two sides of the same coin. [Broadcast Date: March 11, 2011]
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