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76 About the Author Dr. Julie Leslie serves as the Lead Director of Teaching and Learning and as the Director of Advanced Academics in Grapevine-Colleyville ISD. Prior to serving in GCISD, Dr. Leslie led the gifted/talented and advanced academics department, as well as the ISM Program, in Frisco ISD for 7 years. In early 2017, Dr. Leslie took a brief hiatus from public education to help her husband beat pancreatic cancer. During that time, she worked part-time as a consultant. Dr. Leslie also taught middle and high school English courses in Frisco and Plano ISDs for 14 years. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Penn State University-Main Campus, a master’s degree from Texas A&M-Commerce, and a Doctor of Education Degree in Educational Leadership K-12 from Dallas Baptist University. Dr. Leslie can be reached at julie.leslie@gcisd. org or for research inquiries. holisticreview.pdf Conley, D. T. (2005a, September). College knowledge: Getting in is only half the battle. Principal Leadership, 6(1), 16–21. knowledge-getting-in-is-only-half-the-battle/ Conley, D. T. (2005b). College knowledge: What it really takes for students to succeed and what we can do to get them ready. Jossey-Bass. Conley, D. T. (2010). College and career ready: Helping all students succeed beyond high school. Jossey-Bass. Conley, D. T. (2012). A complete definition of college and career readiness. Educational Policy Improvement Center. Conley, D. T. (2014). New conceptions on college and career ready: A profile approach to admissions. Journal of College Admission. Conley, D. T., McGaughy, C. L., Kirtner, J., Valk, A. V., & Maratinez-Wenzl, M. (2010, April 30-May 4). College readiness practices at 38 high schools and the development of the CollegeCareerReady school diagnostic tool [Paper presentation]. American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Denver, CO, United States. Duffy, E. A., & Goldberg, I. (1998). Crafting a class: College admissions and financial aid, 1955-1994. Princeton University Press. Jaschik, S. (2021, January 26). ‘Alarm bells’ on first- generation, low-income applicants. Inside Higher Ed. article/2021/01/26/common-apps-new-data-show- overall-gains-applications-not-first Lukianoff, G., & Haidt, J. (2018). The coddling of the American mind: How good intentions and bad ideas are setting up a generation for failure. Penguin Books. Luthar, S. S., & Latendresse, S. J. (2005). Children of the affluent: Challenges to well-being. American Psychological Society, 14(1), 49–53. j.0963-7214.2005.00333.x McDonald, D., & Farrell, T. (2012). Out of the mouth of babes: Early college high school students’ transformational learning experiences. Journal of Advanced Academics, 23(3), 217–248. https://doi. org/10.1177/1932202x12451440 Seemiller, C., & Grace, M. (2016). Generation Z goes to college. Jossey-Bass. Selingo, J. (2020). Who gets in and why: A year inside college admissions. Scribner. Tough, P. (2019). The years that matter most: How college makes or breaks us. Houghton, Mifflin, & Harcourt. Twenge, J. M. (2014). Generation me: Why today’s young Americans are more confident, assertive, entitled–and more miserable than ever before (Revised and updated). Simon & Schuster. Twenge, J. M. (2017). iGen: Why today’s super-connected kids are growing up less rebellious, more tolerant, less happy – and completely unprepared for adulthood—and what that means for the rest of us. Simon & Schuster. Twenge, J. M., & Park, H. (2019, March/April). The decline in adult activities among U.S. adolescents, 1976–2016. Child Development, 90(2), 638–654. https://doi. org/10.1111/cdev.12930 Zwick, R. (2016, January 17). Transparency in college admissions is key to a fair policy on race. Chronicle of Higher Education, 62(19), 26–29. https://www.chronicle. com/article/transparency-in-college-admissions-is- key-to-a-fair-policy-on-race/ Julie Leslie, EdD