What is a AA Male?

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Miamiboi305
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What is a AA Male?

Postby Miamiboi305 » Tue May 26, 2009 4:15 pm

I've notice many peope classify URMs in different categories but what is a AA male and why is this type of URM looked at different by law schools compared to other URMs?

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teaadntoast
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Re: What is a AA Male?

Postby teaadntoast » Tue May 26, 2009 4:18 pm

Assuming you aren't a flame...

AA male is short for for African American Male.

Generally speaking, African American men are very, very "UR" and may receive additional consideration on that basis.

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Unemployed
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Re: What is a AA Male?

Postby Unemployed » Tue May 26, 2009 4:19 pm

There are many possibilities:

African American male
Affirmative Action male
Alcoholics Anonymous male
Ann Arbor male
Aggressive Alpha male
Androgynous Alcoholic male

Chances are though, they are referring to an African American male - one of the most severely "underrepresented" categories in law school admissions.
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Marko Ramius
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Re: What is a AA Male?

Postby Marko Ramius » Tue May 26, 2009 4:19 pm

Miamiboi305 wrote:I've notice many peope classify URMs in different categories but what is a AA male and why is this type of URM looked at different by law schools compared to other URMs?


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UandIaresplittsville
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Re: What is a AA Male?

Postby UandIaresplittsville » Tue May 26, 2009 4:20 pm

It is a male from Arkansas or Alaska as these are the 2 most underrepresented states in law school admissions. If you are from Alaska a 165 counts as a 171.

Miamiboi305
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Re: What is a AA Male?

Postby Miamiboi305 » Tue May 26, 2009 4:21 pm

No im no flame im actually a African American Male and thanks for the insight i was so confused about what that meant..

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Re: What is a AA Male?

Postby vvpatvv » Tue May 26, 2009 4:29 pm

How did no one come up with asian american yet?

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Re: What is a AA Male?

Postby Unemployed » Tue May 26, 2009 4:34 pm

vvpatvv wrote:How did no one come up with asian american yet?


It just goes to show how Asians are completely out of the picture with respect to these debates, even though they are held to an even higher standard than white males.

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Re: What is a AA Male?

Postby teaadntoast » Tue May 26, 2009 4:36 pm

vvpatvv wrote:How did no one come up with asian american yet?


Because, for purposes of the law school admissions process, those of Asian descent are not considered to be members of an underrepresented minority.

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Re: What is a AA Male?

Postby Kohinoor » Tue May 26, 2009 8:25 pm

teaadntoast wrote:
vvpatvv wrote:How did no one come up with asian american yet?


Because, for purposes of the law school admissions process, those of Asian descent are not considered to be members of an underrepresented minority.

The joke went over the head of this man.

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Re: What is a AA Male?

Postby vvpatvv » Tue May 26, 2009 8:42 pm

Unemployed wrote:
vvpatvv wrote:How did no one come up with asian american yet?


It just goes to show how Asians are completely out of the picture with respect to these debates, even though they are held to an even higher standard than white males.


Off topic, but this reminded me of a debate I had with a buddy while ago. Who gets it worse in action movies: south east asians or arabs?

I say post 9/11 Arabs, pre 9/11 south east asians.




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