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Grace Lin: A Great Author/Illustrator Asian American Role Model Who Just Gets Better All The Time

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  Children’s illustrator and author Grace Lin luckily was seemingly raised by enlightened first generation Taiwanese-American parents rather than that sad story of Tiger Mom. At least, that is what I think after reading her Pacy series, now with its latest installment as it’s a semi-autobiographical series. At a young age, Grace (and Pacy) knew …

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High-achieving Asian-American students are being shut out of top schools around the country. Is this what diversity looks like now?

Don't ID as Asian for College

I am posting a series of articles on the issue of Asian Americans who apply to elite private colleges because it seems that there is a “ceiling” on Asian Americans. This article references Professor Mitchell Chang whose op-ed article I posted last week. It’s here. There is argument that Asian Americans are over-represented because with …

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Why You Shouldn’t Identify as Asian When Applying to College UPDATED

Asian in America Don't ID as Asian for College

 In October 2006, Inside Higher Ed reported that at the annual meeting of the National Association for College Admission Counseling, admissions officers and high school counselors readily admitted that bias against Asian Americans continues to be a real problem — so much so that some even recommended that Asian Americans should not identify their race in their …

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