Category - college
asian-american students face the largest gap between what they must pay for college and the financial resources available to them, a new study. Students of color are no exception to this overall phenomenon and the literature on racial identity development speaks to the dramatic changes in self-concept that individuals of color often experience while attending college. One group of students of color, asian american college students, are deeply understudied and there is little scholarly. Some asian american students and academics say they have been unfairly lumped together in discussions around affirmative action. Asian americans have been at the center of affirmative action debates in california and nationwide. Author information (1)department of counseling and personnel services, university of maryland, college park, md 20742, usa. Edu in the present study, we tested a theoretically and empirically derived partially indirect effects acculturation and enculturation model of asian american college students mental health and attitudes toward seeking professional psychological help. but data from the college board from 2015 show asian-american test takers outperforming other students, as seen in the table below. Further, the data show that, since 2006, asian-americans are the only racial or ethnic group to see gains in sat scores, and that the gaps between their scores and those of other groups have grown substantially. Provider asian american womens alliance (aawa) requirements must be an asian american student enrolled in high school, college, or graduate school, transcript, personal statement, letter of recommendation. For asian american college students, financial aid resources run the gamut from general government assistance, to specialized grants and scholarships that target candidates of asian descent. This scholarship recognizes and rewards asian american students in the philadelphia region who have demonstrated strong leadership potential. Applicant must be a graduating high school seniors and current college students with a gpa of 3. 0 or higher and belonging to greater philadelphia region details of which are given below. A recent lawsuit by students for fair admissions argues that asian american students are discriminated against in college admissions at harvard. Admissions officers dont read an application and say, well, hes asian, i think ill pass.