The Tired Argument of Anti-White Discrimination in Admissions

Among the most vocal commenters to our daily blogs are a group of people who make the tired argument that white people so often face insurmountable discrimination in America’s highly selective college admissions process. In fact, these folks frequently write their arguments so forcefully that you’d think they believe the … 

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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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Asian American Applicants Compete Against Asian American Applicants

When Asian American applicants apply to our nation’s most elite institutions, they compete against other Asian American applicants. Now before our readers make a big fuss, know that this is not a unique phenomenon impacting only Asian American applicants. You see, every highly selective college wants a strong percentage of … 

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Asian American Applicants Shouldn’t Have to Hide Their Heritage in Admissions

Asian American applicants to America’s most highly selective universities should not have to hide their heritage in order to earn admission to their top choice colleges. It’s a point that Aaron Mak laments in a piece in “Slate” entitled “The Price of Admission” (we have a feeling the name of … 

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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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