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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White House Urges Colleges To Get Creative in Improving Racial Diversity at Their Campuses

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The Obama administration has released new guidelines on race and college admissions that turn Bush era policies on its head. Colleges and universities are now getting the green light to use ethnicity to select students for admission and won’t need to fear repercussions in court. What does this mean for Asian Americans? I’m really not …

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What Ethnic Groups Benefit From Affirmative Action for College Admissions?

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This is a great article that sums up the issues that make Affirmative Action outdated. Asian Americans: Those with Southeast Asian origins tend to be lower income and less educated than their counterparts from South and East Asia, alike. Given this, should a Vietnamese-American college applicant and a Japanese-American college applicant be subject to the …

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How Diversity Punishes Asians, Poor Whites and Lots of Others

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Russell K. Nieli received his Ph.D. in political philosophy from Princeton University and currently works for Princeton’s James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions. He has been a lecturer in Princeton’s Politics Department and for ten years was an academic adviser to Princeton freshmen. This is from Minding the Campus: Reforming Our Universities. Some …

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How to Get Into an Ivy League College: Many a Truth Has Been Said in Jest (Humor)

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 This is a funny post from Ivy Gate Blog, How To Get Into An Ivy League School: A Step-by-Step Guide Featuring Testimony From a Real, Live Silver-Spoon Legacy and a Racial Minority! by Maureen O’Connor, but many a truth has been said in jest. Namely: 3. Exploit your minority status, hide your white background, avoid being Asian.Espenshade …

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