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The particular moments I notice racism is when a person of other ethnic background does not like me (not necessarily because of my racial background), then my being Asian adds another reason to justify their hatred (as it becomes obvious when that person gets into verbal fight with me lol)

That's quite blatent there.  What made him so pissed off?

Minority and Non-Traditional Law Students / Re: LSAT Minority Statistics
« on: September 07, 2007, 08:25:56 PM »
I don't think that African Americans average is that bad, afterall caucasians don't score that much higher 150 is not really that much better than 147. What is more interesting is that women score lower than men. Why is that?

Women score lower on just about every major test from GRE, SAT, LSAT, GMAT, etc.  Maybe they score lower because women and men are different

I always hear from the perspective between white and black.  I'd like to hear from the other side as well, the minorities who aren't considered disadvantaged minorities.  I'd like to begin with my background; typical middle class immigrant family.  My family never pushed or encouraged me to study or anything.  In fact, I sucked all the way up until high school. I'd like to hear how you guys feel about the common arguments for AA.  It be nice to have diversity in the classroom but not at the expense of equal opportunity

1) Lack of minorities in faculty discourages minorities to pursue certain fields.

me:  I was only one of few asians in most of my classes.  It didn't bother me really, and I never felt intiminated.

2) Lack of role models

me: Pshh.. who needs role models anyways, never have never will.

3)  Tests are biased against minorities

me: My family always spoke chinese at home.  When I first looked at the LSATS I was so confused with conditional statements and formal logic but after studying my ass off I see some major improvements.  A little bit of studying and dedication can make up for a lot.

4)  Many minorities have been discriminated

me:  I haven't, at least I hope I didn't...

5)  Many minorities grew up in a culture that discouraged education

me: true my parents never gave a sh** about my school work.  They rather have me work and make money.   

Studying for the LSAT / Re: Test Prep
« on: April 09, 2007, 09:04:26 AM »
Try taking the test in a library. Preferably a place with a lil more shuffling

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