AA = ORM?

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AA = ORM?

Postby Intranetusa » Thu Jul 12, 2012 12:29 am

I'm referring to Asian American being an Over Represented Minority, since African American is considered URM.

Will being an ORM hurt your chances of getting into a law school? Does it only register if you mark the census chart?
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Re: AA = ORM?

Postby bk1 » Thu Jul 12, 2012 12:29 am

No it won't.

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Re: AA = ORM?

Postby SaintsTheMetal » Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:13 am

I'd bet it hurts your chances about as much as being white

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Re: AA = ORM?

Postby ben4847 » Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:16 am

SaintsTheMetal wrote:I'd bet it hurts your chances about as much as being white


My school doesn't hire whites unless they are 1/16 cherokee and publish stolen recipes.

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Re: AA = ORM?

Postby SaintsTheMetal » Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:28 am

ben4847 wrote:
SaintsTheMetal wrote:I'd bet it hurts your chances about as much as being white


My school doesn't hire whites unless they are 1/16 cherokee and publish stolen recipes.


uhhhhhhhhh....

pass the blunt

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Re: AA = ORM?

Postby Intranetusa » Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:41 am

SaintsTheMetal wrote:I'd bet it hurts your chances about as much as being white


If it's similar to some undergraduate schools, it would hurt more. Being white is the baseline. URM is +, ORM is -.

Some schools actually subtract points from your SAT score if you're an ORM, or at least used to.

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Re: AA = ORM?

Postby SaintsTheMetal » Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:46 am

Intranetusa wrote:
SaintsTheMetal wrote:I'd bet it hurts your chances about as much as being white


If it's similar to some undergraduate schools, it would hurt more. Being white is the baseline. URM is +, ORM is -.

Some schools actually subtract points from your SAT score if you're an ORM, or at least used to.


I could *maybe* see that is schools with a retarded amount of asians, like some in the UC system 80% asian or whatever.. But afaik none of the top law schools are like this.

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Re: AA = ORM?

Postby ajaxconstructions » Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:51 am

SaintsTheMetal wrote:
Intranetusa wrote:
SaintsTheMetal wrote:I'd bet it hurts your chances about as much as being white


If it's similar to some undergraduate schools, it would hurt more. Being white is the baseline. URM is +, ORM is -.

Some schools actually subtract points from your SAT score if you're an ORM, or at least used to.


I could *maybe* see that is schools with a retarded amount of asians, like some in the UC system 80% asian or whatever.. But afaik none of the top law schools are like this.


For undergrad it hurts.

Law school no.

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Re: AA = ORM?

Postby indo » Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:58 am

SaintsTheMetal wrote:I'd bet it hurts your chances about as much as being white



you are right

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Re: AA = ORM?

Postby taxnstuff » Thu Jul 12, 2012 10:50 am

if you are applying to hawaii I think that asian is the baseline




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