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Some Asians’ college strategy: Don’t check ‘Asian’

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Tao Tao Holmes, daughter of a Chinese mother and white father, chose not to check “Asian” on her Yale application. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) By Jesse Washington, AP National Writer/Race and Ethnicity AP National Writer December 4, 2011Lanya Olmstead was born in Florida to a mother who immigrated from Taiwan and an American father of Norwegian ancestry. Ethnically, …

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The unintended consequences of racial preferences

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image from American Civil Rights Institute … what if many of the minorities used in this process[Affirmative Action] are injured by it?  In six devastating words, the Heriot-Kirsanow-Gaziano brief distills the case against the “diversity” rationale for racial preferences: “Minority students are not public utilities.” Now, it seems, that Affirmative Action action hurts the very …

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Harvard/Princeton Targeted in U.S. Asian-American Discrimination Probe (Bloomberg)

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“The prevailing college admission policy artificially places highly qualified Asian-American applicants to compete against each other rather than against the general pool of all applicants, instilling such a fear that many Asian-Americans hide their own racial identity” on applications, the committee stated in December.” from Bloomberg   Finally, someone is willing to file a complaint …

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Asian Americans and Affirmative Action from Brown University: Peeling Away the Layers of Complexity

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“Contrary to the myth of the “model minority,” Asian Americans do not constitute a monolithic ethnic group…  For example, the overall poverty rate for Asian Americans in 1990 was one percent above the average of the total U.S. population; this statistical mirage obscures the reality of many ethnic groups that fall under the Asian American …

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The True Picture: Asian Americans Who Need Help But Don’t Get It!

Asian in America Don't ID as Asian for College

Tiger Mom Amy Chua’s daugher, Tiger Sophia bragged on her blog that she checked “Asian” on her Harvard application because she knew that the standard was higher: Q: There was a recent article that said Asians are less likely to check the “Asian” box when applying for colleges due to fear of discrimination. Some half-Asian/half-white applicants only …

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