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Alexandra Robbins

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Biography:

New York Times bestselling author Alexandra Robbins, 27, is a journalist who was formerly on the Washington, DC staff of The New Yorker magazine. She has written for a variety of publications, including The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, The Washington Post, USA Today, Cosmopolitan, Chicago Tribune, Self, Salon, and PC. Robbins regularly appears in the national media on shows such as "60 Minutes," "The Today Show," "The Oprah Winfrey Show," CBS's "The Early Show," "Paula Zahn Now," "The Diane Rehm Show," and networks including CNN, NPR, the BBC, MSNBC, CNBC, C-SPAN, and the History Channel.

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Psychology of High School

Investigative journalist Alexandra Robbins talked about the world of high school and how those who thrive in it are not necessarily the ones who end up successful in life. Being an outsider in high school has been viewed negatively especially since the Columbine shootings,... More »

Student Pressures

Journalist Alexandra Robbins returned for a discussion about her new book, The Overachievers, a narrative that documents the stress and pressures placed on a group of high school students. More »

Investigating Skull & Bones

Author Alexandra Robbins returned to the show to further discuss her investigation of Yale's infamous secret society, Skull & Bones, which she chronicled in her book Secrets of the Tomb. The "Tomb," a crypt-like building on the Yale campus that is headquarters to the club, is... More »

Skull and Bones

Author Alexandra Robbinsshared her investigation into the Skull and Bones secret society. More »

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