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New York Times Op-Ed Columnist Frank Bruni to Speak at The Willows Community School

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The Willows Community School proudly presents an evening with Frank Bruni, New York Times Op-Ed Columnist, bestselling author, and frequent MSNBC and CNN commentator, on Thursday, March 17, at 7:00 p.m.  Mr. Bruni’s talk, Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania” will be followed by a Q & A and a book signing. Please join The Willows Community School for this inspirational talk, at 8509 Higuera Street, Culver City, 90232.

*The event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required. Please RSVP at

Many say that Americans have turned college admissions into a terrifying and often devastating process causing anxiety during all stages of a student’s life. Frank Bruni’s talk and book “Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be” addresses the conviction that the futures of young people, and their worth, will be determined by which colleges say yes and which say no. Bruni explains why this belief is wrong, and offers students and parents a path out of the anxiety it provokes.

Frank Bruni_1Frank Bruni writes about higher education, politics, culture, food and gay rights. Known for his insightful opinions on our current world, his career at the New York Times has taken him from metropolitan reporter to White House correspondent, staff writer for The Times Magazine, Rome Bureau Chief, restaurant critic, and to his current role as Op-Ed columnist. Bruni was named a Pulitzer Prize finalist in feature writing for his coverage of the Persian Gulf War for the Detroit Free Press. He is the author of two New York Times bestselling books, the memoir “Born Round: A Story of Family, Food and a Ferocious Appetite,” and a chronicle of George W. Bush’s 2000 presidential campaign “Ambling Into History.”

The evening is free and open to all. Seating is limited, and a reservation is required. Please RSVP at

About The Willows: 

The Willows Community School, located in Culver City, California, is a Developmental Kindergarten through 8th grade independent school enrolling 445 students annually. Nationally recognized as a balanced, progressive educational leader, The Willows’ strong academic program incorporates experiential learning and thematic instruction into cutting-edge curriculum and integrates technology and the arts into the classroom. The Willows believes each child brings our community an extraordinary gift: a curious mind, ready to explore and eager to learn. The Willows is strongly committed to financial assistance and seeks a broad-based student body with a diversity of race, ethnicity, economics and learning styles.

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8509 Higuera Street
Culver City, CA 90232
Phone: 310 815 0411
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