Oak Park grad writes book on the college admissions process

PASSIONATE—Ishan Puri says colleges like to see that a student cares deeply about something.
Oak Park native Ishan Puri knows a little about what it takes to gain admission into a top college.
The 2010 Oak Park High School graduate is attending Stanford University, studying economics and linguistics, writing books and building a business aimed at helping students as young as 10 discover what makes them jump out of bed ready to tackle their day with gusto.
While top grades, stellar SAT scor...

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