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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Caltech Meritocracy JadeLuckClub Asian American College Admissions Discrimination against Asians

CalTech Admissions: This is What a Meritocracy Looks Like (But It Ain’t Pretty for Everyone)

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Students of Asian descent often receive no boost in admissions, unlike blacks and Hispanics, although they are racial minorities. In fact, admissions officers set the bar higher for these students.  “Applicants to Caltech are clearly seen as representing only themselves and their own individual merit and achievement, not their race or their ethnic group.” from …

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