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Posted 12/13/16 , edited 12/13/16
http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-adv-asian-race-tutoring-20150222-story.html




It uses the term “bonus” to describe how many extra SAT points an applicant's race is worth. She points to the first column.

African Americans received a “bonus” of 230 points, Lee says.

She points to the second column.

“Hispanics received a bonus of 185 points.”

The last column draws gasps.

Asian Americans, Lee says, are penalized by 50 points — in other words, they had to do that much better to win admission.

“Do Asians need higher test scores? Is it harder for Asians to get into college? The answer is yes,” Lee says.

“Zenme keyi,” one mother hisses in Chinese. How can this be possible?





This is what racism by law looks like. Do you like it?
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is this how it is now a day ?

all asians are smart e
all whites are racists
all blacks are dumb
all hispanics are illegals

??

if you think Asians=smart (or good at math).. you probably don't know a lot of Asians..

this is just sad..

this is what you get when you keep spoon feeding the entitled/spoiled brats. and giving into their demands for more ..um.. "equality" ?

get off your lazy butts and work/study
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Posted 12/13/16 , edited 12/13/16
There are really basic reasons certain subcultures develop lower/higher SAT scoring children that have absolutely nothing to do with race.

This kind of bullshit just validates habits that result in lower scores, rather than forcing cultures to adjust.

I DO believe in hand-ups, but at this point, I just want to yell "Sink or swim, mother-fukkas!" and be done with this bullshit.

And, I get it. No, seriously, I really fucking do. I understand why and how black people have a culture that promotes crime and ignorance. I understand how immigrant cultures do the same. It's the very fucking same reason. It's the same reason Sicilians formed a mafia in Italy, which later spread to the US. It's the same reason the IRA exists. It's the same reason.

BUT, at some point, after discrimination has ended, you have to cut people loose and let them do what they are going to do. THIS shit is basically affirming everything white supremacists have said for years, under the guise of social justice.

Fuck that. We're all equal. Unfortunately, that also means equal accountability. You don't like it? Then color yourself slave material because you're basically saying your race is inferior. I don't buy it.
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The sheer fact the SAT still exists along with its strange scoring system amazes me.
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Maromi-kun wrote:

The sheer fact the SAT still exists along with its strange scoring system amazes me.


Translation: I'm afraid to offend people, but think this is stupid, but at the same time think certain people are disadvantaged, so I'll just attack a long established test/scoring system without any real information about why I think it is bad.

Answer/Question: Care to elaborate?
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Universities should just offer the same educations everywhere and discourage the whole thought that one school is better than the other. Fix standardized testing (somehow) and provide classes that are practical in the real world, like do you REALLY need to know calculus? Is a class like art appreciation really necessary in most cases?

Imo an education should entail a little bit of everything and then you choose what you want. If anatomy interested you, good for you, be a doctor, but I'd be damned if you can't read a simple income statement, or know how to make a powerpoint (something that a lot of people don't seem to understand).
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Yeah, this is extremely racist.

They're basically implying with these scores that Asians are smart and Hispanics and blacks are stupid.

Besides, Asians aren't born with a calculator in hand, on average they just work harder at studying than other people.
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I wonder if I can identify as an African American and call other people racist for not believing I'm black, just to get a higher SAT score.
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SAT's are a waste of time anyway.
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MonoDreams wrote:

SAT's are a waste of time anyway.


Most things are.
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Maromi-kun wrote:

The sheer fact the SAT still exists along with its strange scoring system amazes me.



Yeah its a pretty aweful system. Not realevNt and narrows your knowledge into very narrow categories. Its designed for people who can remember easily and bad for people who are better at creating things that don't exist.


Dogempire wrote:

I wonder if I can identify as an African American and call other people racist for not believing I'm black, just to get a higher SAT score.


Could try. We already got gender fluids that change their gender depending on the day along with tons of other missing no genders. It would be less of a stretch to say you have th e sold of a black man trapped in a <insert color>'s body
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MonoDreams wrote:

SAT's are a waste of time anyway.


Standardized tests in general are stupid, but colleges require them to get in unfortunately.



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Affirmative action is filth. We're all equal in America, no one should get extra privileges.

Also, I get deducted 50 points for being Asian? WTF BRO!?!?
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AnimeAddictANN69 wrote:

is this how it is now a day ?

all asians are smart e
all whites are racists
all blacks are dumb
all hispanics are illegals

??

if you think Asians=smart (or good at math).. you probably don't know a lot of Asians..

this is just sad..

this is what you get when you keep spoon feeding the entitled/spoiled brats. and giving into their demands for more ..um.. "equality" ?

get off your lazy butts and work/study


They're trying to legalize racial stereotypes. WOW!
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The real kicker is that they're claiming THIS is equality. This is the definition of legal stereotyping. If they're going to award handicaps, why not help people from low income areas only?
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