Tiger Mom's Kid Gets Into Harvard

...and Yale
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 5, 2011 9:05 AM CDT
Tiger Mother Amy Chua's Daughter Sophia Chua Gets Into Harvard, Yale
This 2007 photo courtesy of (CC) Larry D. Moore shows author Amy Chua at the Texas Book Festival in Austin, Texas.   (AP Photo/(CC) Larry D. Moore)

(Newser) – Take that, haters: You may not like Amy Chua's parenting style, but it has apparently returned a child that is Harvard material. And Yale material. Sophia, 18, is currently deciding between those institutions, reports the Boston Herald. And Chua isn't taking credit for the acceptances. "I don’t think my parenting had anything to do with it," she told the paper. Of course, her connections probably didn't hurt: Chua and hubby Jed Rubenfeld are both Harvard grads ... who work at Yale. But Sophia does have that Carnegie-Hall-debut-at-14 thing on her resume... Click to read just how few students Harvard accepted. (Read more Tiger Mother stories.)

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