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AA question

AA question
« on: April 21, 2005, 10:53:20 PM »
This may sound like a stupid question:  But here goes. I am an arab american, and am not sure whether I should identify myself on the LSAC website as a minority under the "Other" category. I do not fall into place in any other of the minority categories.  I don't consider myself a white caucasian, but I am remember hearing once that we are legally included in this catgegory.  Any help to answering this quesiton would be appreciated it, I don't want to mislead LSAC, but I can't find an answer to this question anywhere. thanks in advance.

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Re: AA question
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2005, 10:54:39 PM »
As far as I know "other" is a self-defined category.

Re: AA question
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2005, 10:59:28 AM »
No, you don't mark the 'Other' category.  Actually right underneath that one, there should be a bubble for 'Terrorist.'  That is the one you fill in.

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Re: AA question
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2005, 09:08:28 AM »
I wish there were AA for skinny white guys  ::)

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Re: AA question
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2005, 02:52:37 PM »
Middle Easterners are considered to be white or caucasion.

Re: AA question
« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2005, 07:23:22 AM »
yeah, there should be aa for skinny white guys. Almost all the top positions in business and politics seem to be taken by chunky white guys. You guys are definitely underrepresented.

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Re: AA question
« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2005, 12:28:02 PM »
Arabs are part of the Mediterranean (sp?) race, which is NOT part of the races considered white. This race inculdes arabs, egyptians, greeks, spanish, and italian. So yes, I would say check the other box. I have done some research and this is what the race is, so you are NOT white. Heck, you probably dont even look white and get mistaken as Mex and the time, right? So if someone is picking people on skin-color as all the other AA benefactors are saying, you wouldn't get in either.

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Re: AA question
« Reply #7 on: July 08, 2005, 12:38:29 PM »
Sh!t. I thought I could get help with my alcohol problem here.

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Re: AA question
« Reply #8 on: July 08, 2005, 12:42:52 PM »
Then you have a lot to learn my friend.

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Re: AA question
« Reply #9 on: July 08, 2005, 12:44:19 PM »
Sh!t. I thought I could get help with my alcohol problem here.

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