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Old 09-09-2019, 11:34 AM
Damuri Ajashi is offline
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Originally Posted by Manda JO View Post
It's even more complicated than that.. It's also quite possible that implicit bias on the part of teachers (most of whom are white) plays up the accomplishments of white students and discounts similar accomplishments on the part of Asian students--which is reflected in letters (and, as or more importantly, in counselor's assessments. Counselor assessments carry a lot of weight and counselors spend less time with students).

Look, it's a dirty, imperfect, messy problem.
And well, the bread always lands buttered side down for asians but it's a messy process so what can you do?