"Do you consider your self...or of spanish origin"

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JD=Doctor
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"Do you consider your self...or of spanish origin"

Postby JD=Doctor » Mon Oct 25, 2010 8:40 pm

UCLAs App asks this question

it is well known that many persian jews originated from spain.

would i be able to click yes seeing that it asks if I CONSIDER MYSELF to be spanish origin?

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Re: "Do you consider your self...or of spanish origin"

Postby lshamlet » Mon Oct 25, 2010 8:42 pm

JD=Doctor wrote:UCLAs App asks this question

it is well known that many persian jews originated from spain.

would i be able to click yes seeing that it asks if I CONSIDER MYSELF to be spanish origin?


come on man. you know the answer to this question. it's just gonna make you look disingenuous to them.

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Re: "Do you consider your self...or of spanish origin"

Postby Destined » Mon Oct 25, 2010 8:43 pm

JD=Doctor wrote:UCLAs App asks this question

it is well known that many persian jews originated from spain.

would i be able to click yes seeing that it asks if I CONSIDER MYSELF to be spanish origin?


Yeah, theres no way theres any boost to being spanish origin anyway lol

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Re: "Do you consider your self...or of spanish origin"

Postby bk1 » Mon Oct 25, 2010 8:44 pm

Fail.

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Pizon
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Re: "Do you consider your self...or of spanish origin"

Postby Pizon » Mon Oct 25, 2010 8:47 pm

If you consider yourself of Spanish origin, the answer is yes.

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Re: "Do you consider your self...or of spanish origin"

Postby CoryMatthews » Mon Oct 25, 2010 9:01 pm

Consider it this way...if you knew that being of Spanish origin was going to have a negative impact on your application and you said no, wouldn't that be unethical (possibly a lie)?

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Re: "Do you consider your self...or of spanish origin"

Postby $1.99 » Mon Oct 25, 2010 9:11 pm

go stick your head in your toilet and wake up you clown.


JD=Doctor
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Re: "Do you consider your self...or of spanish origin"

Postby JD=Doctor » Mon Oct 25, 2010 9:19 pm

Tiva wrote:http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=50564

http://web.archive.org/web/200805121349 ... facts.html



That was pretty nice...

i wouldn't lie. i clicked the caucasian box even though im anything but caucasian (no other alt). it was just an interesting way in which the app asked the Q.

Regardless its shameful how an advantage is attained by being the son/daughter of a certain person when all thing should be equal. The advantage should be granted after showing that being a URM or other circumstances made them specifically less privileged.

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Re: "Do you consider your self...or of spanish origin"

Postby dakatz » Mon Oct 25, 2010 9:39 pm

Firstly, if you have to ask, then the answer is already no. Secondly, spanish people are considered caucasian (as are essentially all jews), so it wouldn't make a difference anyway.

You are completely right to say that there are certain ethnic groups of jews that go back to Spain. My grandmother is one of them. She spoke fluent Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) since its been in her family for a long time.

But again, if you have to ask, then you already know the answer.

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Re: "Do you consider your self...or of spanish origin"

Postby bk1 » Mon Oct 25, 2010 9:43 pm

JD=Doctor wrote:That was pretty nice...

i wouldn't lie. i clicked the caucasian box even though im anything but caucasian (no other alt). it was just an interesting way in which the app asked the Q.

Regardless its shameful how an advantage is attained by being the son/daughter of a certain person when all thing should be equal. The advantage should be granted after showing that being a URM or other circumstances made them specifically less privileged.


Not so subtle start of an AA debate.

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Re: "Do you consider your self...or of spanish origin"

Postby JD=Doctor » Mon Oct 25, 2010 10:01 pm

bk1 wrote:
JD=Doctor wrote:That was pretty nice...

i wouldn't lie. i clicked the caucasian box even though im anything but caucasian (no other alt). it was just an interesting way in which the app asked the Q.

Regardless its shameful how an advantage is attained by being the son/daughter of a certain person when all thing should be equal. The advantage should be granted after showing that being a URM or other circumstances made them specifically less privileged.


Not so subtle start of an AA debate.



Lol ... native americans?

who deserves the advantage more

a young eminem or Carleton from "Fresh prince of Bel air"




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