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May 20, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Comments Made by Princeton Admissions Officers Add Fuel to Affirmative Action Debate

Comments Made by Princeton Admissions Officers Add Fuel to Affirmative Action Debate

posted by Randall

PrincetonDocuments made public by Buzzfeed through the Freedom of Information Act may give a boost to the argument that Asian Americans face discrimination in admissions.

The documents reveal comments made by admissions officers on applications to Princeton from Asian American applicants.

Common comments included “very familiar profiles,” “standard premeds,” or “difficult to pluck out.”

The … Read more

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Mar 7, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Likely Lawsuit to Allege UT Austin Discriminates Against Asian Americans

Likely Lawsuit to Allege UT Austin Discriminates Against Asian Americans

posted by Randall

University of Texas at Austin

University of Texas at Austin

The same anti-affirmative group that twice went to the U.S. Supreme Court to sue the University of Texas, Austin, for discrimination is laying the groundwork for a third lawsuit.
 
My Statesman reports Students for Fair Admissions is recruiting students who feel they were unfairly rejected for a possible case.… Read more

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Dec 14, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Asian American Students Join Effort to Protect Affirmative Action at Harvard

Asian American Students Join Effort to Protect Affirmative Action at Harvard

posted by Randall
Jason Fong


 
Jason Fong at a news conference to speak out in favor of affirmative action

Two Asian American students have joined Harvard in its effort to defend the schools affirmative action program for underrepresented students.

Both students are from Southern California and are current applicants to Harvard.

“Asian students and other students of color have to … Read more

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Nov 18, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on IHE: Harvard Sued for Discrimination Against Asian Americans

IHE: Harvard Sued for Discrimination Against Asian Americans

posted by Randall

Harvard UniversityA lawsuit filed against Harvard accuses the Ivy League school of holding Asian Americans to a higher academic standard than other racial groups, reports Inside Higher Education

The suit was one of two filed Monday by the anti-affirmative action group Student for Fair Admissions. The group also sued the University of North Carolina, accusing it … Read more

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