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Old 09-08-2019, 08:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Damuri Ajashi View Post
You are very dismissive of anti-asian discrimination
You haven't given us anything concrete to dismiss.

But as for unquantifiable factors, an applicant's poor critical thinking skills, inability to cite data, or tendency to rely on straw men might be reflected in his or her essay or in teacher recommendations. That would certainly outweigh something unimportant like SAT scores.

Other factors:
Demonstrated leadership
Demonstrated ability to overcome adversity and persist through challenges
The school wants a bassoonist