Why isnt claiming Native American URM status enforced?

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Why isnt claiming Native American URM status enforced?

Postby jdhopeful11 » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:04 pm

It's the easiest thing to lie about, with the most benefit; so why are law schools not more stringent about enforcing thorough checks on applicants claiming NA status? It's bad enough that I feel as though affirmative action is unfair as it is, but knowing that deutchbags could steal my spot at a school by lying and checking NA for ethnicity really peeves me.

And for all those that cite C&F, please. How is a school going to prove 1/16th NA blood?
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Re: Why isnt claiming Native American URM status enforced?

Postby Unitas » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:09 pm

IBTB & IBTL?!?!

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Re: Why isnt claiming Native American URM status enforced?

Postby kazu » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:10 pm

Unitas wrote:IBTB & IBTL?!?!

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Re: Why isnt claiming Native American URM status enforced?

Postby Jack Smirks » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:10 pm

This OP cannot be real.

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Re: Why isnt claiming Native American URM status enforced?

Postby jdhopeful11 » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:13 pm

?

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Re: Why isnt claiming Native American URM status enforced?

Postby moopness » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:14 pm

You should write an angry email to the schools and demand a regrade change of policy

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Re: Why isnt claiming Native American URM status enforced?

Postby jdhopeful11 » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:15 pm

There is an active thread about somebody who claimed 1/16th NA blood, then wished to revoke that claim. How in the hell can something so powerful be fooled around with like that? Why isn't there a verification process on LSAC to confirm URM status of all applicants?

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Re: Why isnt claiming Native American URM status enforced?

Postby D. H2Oman » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:15 pm

+1 to OP, this needed to be said. You clearly have a great handle on how the admissions process works.

GULC released class of 2013 profile stats to us at admission. 91% of the class is Native American.

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Re: Why isnt claiming Native American URM status enforced?

Postby johnnyutah » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:15 pm

IBTL as well.

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Re: Why isnt claiming Native American URM status enforced?

Postby jdhopeful11 » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:15 pm

D. H2Oman wrote:+1 to OP, this needed to be said. You clearly have a great handle on how the admissions process works.

GULC released class of 2013 profile stats to us at admission. 91% of the class is Native American.



The same can be said about 1/16th Puerto Rican or Mexican

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Re: Why isnt claiming Native American URM status enforced?

Postby flyingpanda » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:16 pm

D. H2Oman wrote:+1 to OP, this needed to be said. You clearly have a great handle on how the admissions process works.

GULC released class of 2013 profile stats to us at admission. 91% of the class is Native American.


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Re: Why isnt claiming Native American URM status enforced?

Postby Kohinoor » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:16 pm

jdhopeful11 wrote:It's the easiest thing to lie about, with the most benefit; so why are law schools not more stringent about enforcing thorough checks on applicants claiming NA status? It's bad enough that I feel as though affirmative action is unfair as it is, but knowing that deutchbags could steal my spot at a school by lying and checking NA for ethnicity really peeves me.

And for all those that cite C&F, please. How is a school going to prove 1/16th NA blood?

Actually, black is easier to lie about since nobody has ever even attempted to track it. If you said you were 1/16th black, who could challenge you?

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Re: Why isnt claiming Native American URM status enforced?

Postby D. H2Oman » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:17 pm

jdhopeful11 wrote:
D. H2Oman wrote:+1 to OP, this needed to be said. You clearly have a great handle on how the admissions process works.

GULC released class of 2013 profile stats to us at admission. 91% of the class is Native American.



The same can be said about 1/16th Puerto Rican or Mexican



It's almost like the simple act of checking the box does not give one a URM boost...............



nah



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Re: Why isnt claiming Native American URM status enforced?

Postby flyingpanda » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:18 pm

Kohinoor wrote:
jdhopeful11 wrote:It's the easiest thing to lie about, with the most benefit; so why are law schools not more stringent about enforcing thorough checks on applicants claiming NA status? It's bad enough that I feel as though affirmative action is unfair as it is, but knowing that deutchbags could steal my spot at a school by lying and checking NA for ethnicity really peeves me.

And for all those that cite C&F, please. How is a school going to prove 1/16th NA blood?

Actually, black is easier to lie about since nobody has ever even attempted to track it. If you said you were 1/16th black, who could challenge you?


I have a secret....

...I'm not really asian :( :(

That asian URM boost I got was totes undeserved.

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Re: Why isnt claiming Native American URM status enforced?

Postby Renzo » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:18 pm

How does such a successful troll get 400+ posts before being banned?

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Re: Why isnt claiming Native American URM status enforced?

Postby dissonance1848 » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:18 pm

Any one up for changing names? My last name is now Greene, what do you think adcomms? Worked in SC.

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Re: Why isnt claiming Native American URM status enforced?

Postby flyingpanda » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:20 pm

jdhopeful11 wrote:There is an active thread about somebody who claimed 1/16th NA blood, then wished to revoke that claim. How in the hell can something so powerful be fooled around with like that? Why isn't there a verification process on LSAC to confirm URM status of all applicants?


QFP

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Re: Why isnt claiming Native American URM status enforced?

Postby johnnyutah » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:20 pm

dissonance1848 wrote:Any one up for changing names? My last name is now Greene, what do you think adcomms? Worked in SC.

...what?

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Re: yerp

Postby jdhopeful11 » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:20 pm

Apparently what I posted must have broken some forum "rule" so I'm going to pursue the answers to these questions privately.

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Re: Why isnt claiming Native American URM status enforced?

Postby johnnyutah » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:21 pm

jdhopeful11 wrote:Why isn't there a verification process on LSAC to confirm URM status of all applicants?

What would such a verification process consist of?

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Re: yerp

Postby jdhopeful11 » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:22 pm

Like I said before, I'm confident in my 170 pts and 2.99GPA. Complement that with an outstanding individual like myself, and you have Super Lawyer.

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Re: yerp

Postby Jack Smirks » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:23 pm

DEY TOOK 'ER JOBS!
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Re: Why isnt claiming Native American URM status enforced?

Postby jdhopeful11 » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:23 pm

johnnyutah wrote:
jdhopeful11 wrote:Why isn't there a verification process on LSAC to confirm URM status of all applicants?

What would such a verification process consist of?


I'm sure one's ethnicity is documented with some kind of government agency. Maybe verification through them??

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Re: yerp

Postby Hannibal » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:23 pm

I, too, am highly offended by the term yerp.

B7

Nvm, found the quote.
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Re: yerp

Postby kazu » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:23 pm

jdhopeful11 wrote:Like I said before, I'm confident in my 170 pts and 2.99GPA. Complement that with an outstanding individual like myself, and you have Super Lawyer.

Okay. This has to be a flame. Mighty entertaining though :P




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