Diversity/ Easier on minorities?

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  1. Hopefulmidshipman19

    Hopefulmidshipman19 Member

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    Diversity is big at the USNA. Do you all believe that admissions is slightly less strict on minorities when it comes to appointments? Opinions?
     
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    Seriously? What possible benefit does this question serve?

    (Edit: corrected my question)
     
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    It serves me because I'm a minority. Happy?
     
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    kp2001 USMMA Alumnus

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    Maybe it does probably. 60% of the time it helps every time.

    You're going to get 100 different answers on this topic. The reality (in my opinion) is that sure it helps a little, but a poor candidate who happens to also be a minority still isn't going to get in.

    The Academies are looking to admit a diverse class. That could mean to diversify from all big city kids, or all northeast kids, or all private school kids. It also means a diversity of ethnic backgrounds.
     
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    I forgot to add the question, are Asians considered minorities?
     
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    wildblueyonder USAFA '19

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    Not to be rude, Hopefulmidshipman19, but it seems like you asked the same question twice in a row. I really liked MarineDadHopefulNavySon's answer in the other thread you started. I would go with his advice if I were you. Best of luck!
     
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