Why Our Asian and Asian American Students So Often Earn Admission

It likely comes as little surprise to our readers that some of our clients at Ivy Coach happen to be Chinese American, Korean American, and Indian American. It also likely comes as little surprise to our readers that some of our clients aren’t American at all, hailing from all over … 

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Suit Against Harvard Over Asian American Discrimination

In the suit making headlines around the world in which Harvard University is accused of discriminating against Asian American applicants, the school has barked back. In a Friday court filing, the university deemed a prior analysis of six years worth of its admission data as “fundamentally unreliable” because, they argue, … 

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The Heartbreak of Asian American Applicants

Asian Americans face discrimination in highly selective college admissions. Our regular readers know this implicitly. After all, we’ve been writing from atop our soapbox in the admissions space about the discrimination that Asian American applicants to our nation’s most elite universities face for many years. But with the lawsuit against … 

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The Wrong Poster Child of Asian American Discrimination in Admissions

Asian Americans face discrimination in highly selective college admissions. We’ve been saying it for years from atop Ivy Coach’s soapbox in college admissions. Of course, colleges won’t acknowledge any bias against these applicants. In many cases, admissions officers aren’t even aware they’re stereotyping students and rendering admissions decisions based on … 

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Asian Americans Do Face Discrimination in Admissions, But Not Through Quotas

There is no denying that Asian American applicants face discrimination in the highly selective college admissions process. We at Ivy Coach have been outspoken about this injustice for many years. In fact, in the Asian American Coalition for Education’s complaint against Yale University, Dartmouth College, and Brown University to the … 

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The Psychology Behind Asian American Discrimination in Admissions

As the United States Department of Justice prepares to mount a legal challenge to Affirmative Action on the basis that the practice discriminates against Asian American applicants, it seems an opportune time to articulate just how Asian Americans are discriminated against in college admissions — through the lens of social … 

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Asian Americans as Face Against Affirmative Action

We’ve written extensively over the years about a host of lawsuits that have been filed alleging that Asian Americans face discrimination in the highly selective college admissions process. And we have not been shy over the years to voice our opinion that Asian Americans do indeed face discrimination in this … 

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Students for Fair Admissions

Ivy Coach is featured today on the pages of “The Yale Daily News,” the newspaper of Yale University. The piece by Luke Ciancarelli entitled “Group sues Department of Education” details how an anti-affirmative action group known as Students for Fair Admissions filed litigation against our nation’s Department of Education just … 

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Asian American College Applicants

There have been a number of articles these last few months on the topic of the discrimination that Asian American applicants (and Asian applicants) face in highly selective college admissions. Ivy Coach has been featured in several of these articles — from “BuzzFeed” to “The Boston Globe” to lots of … 

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Asian American Discrimination

We were reading a piece in “The Economist” recently, one entitled “The model minority is losing patience,” that we figured we’d discuss a bit on the pages of our college admissions blog. And of course, the ‘model minority’ referenced in the piece is Asian Americans. We were glad “The Economist” pointed out … 

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