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A Look at the Data: Do Elite Colleges Discriminate Against Asians?

While 8asians has covered Asian Americans and college admissions over the years, a recent article from the data services company Priceonomics takes a data driven approach to summarize the arguments in the debate whether elite colleges discriminate against Asian American … Continue reading

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“Holistic” Admissions at UC Berkeley: An Insider View

Question:  What activity would have enough ethical dilemnas to scare off an ethics professor? Answer:  UC Berkeley’s “ holistic” Admissions process. Ruth Starkman, who at the time was an ethics professor at the University of San Francisco, has written this … Continue reading

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