Qualifications for Minorities?

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  1. cchung34

    cchung34 Member

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    I'm a little bit confused about the qualifications for minorities. I'm Asian-American and I've read on the previous forums that Asian-Americans qualify for this, but I've also read that they don't qualify. Does anybody know the answer for this?

    So because I'm Asian-American, should I contact the Minority Recruiting Officer?


    Sorry I sound ignorant, I really just don't know :confused:
     
  2. mvt93

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    I say give it shot. Contact minority admissions and see what they say.

    :thumb:

    Good luck.

    I should add though that you won't get much out of them. Just do your best!
     
  3. GoArmyBeatNavy

    GoArmyBeatNavy Member

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    I don't believe that Americans of Asian descent are under represented at West Point, thus their applications are not managed by the minority admissions reps.
     
  4. scoutpilot

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    You are correct, sir. WP doesn't consider Asians to be minorities for admissions purposes.
     
  5. MemberLG

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    Yes and no.

    There is no Minority Recruiting Officer. There are Diversity Outreach Officers.

    "West Point strives to reflect the diversity of America. If you are a member of an under-represented minority and meet our admission requirements, we encourage you to apply."

    http://admissions.usma.edu/diversity_outreach.html

    The challenge is how West Point define "an under-represented minority?"

    The simple answer is blacks, hispanics, and American indians.
     
  6. cchung34

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    Thank you for your responses. I will try to contact the Diversity Outreach Officers and see what they'll have to say.
     

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