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Do Asian Americans Face Discrimination in Higher Education? Let's Talk About Race

    • Society & Culture

Despite being portrayed as a minority that often achieves high levels of education and wealth, many Asian Americans feel they are in fact being discriminated against in the college admissions process — particularly around subjective qualifiers like personality. To understand this perspective, I spoke with Swan Lee, the co-founder of the Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE), the group whose recent allegation resulted in an investigation by the Department of Justice into the potentially discriminatory admissions practices at Yale. 

Despite being portrayed as a minority that often achieves high levels of education and wealth, many Asian Americans feel they are in fact being discriminated against in the college admissions process — particularly around subjective qualifiers like personality. To understand this perspective, I spoke with Swan Lee, the co-founder of the Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE), the group whose recent allegation resulted in an investigation by the Department of Justice into the potentially discriminatory admissions practices at Yale. 

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