charliep wrote:ben4847 wrote:charliep wrote:all of these comments seem to presuppose URM's get a boost because they are expected to do poorly on LSAT. I thought it was clear the reason for the boost is the added diversity to the classroom setting URM's provide. so, in my opinion, whether or not the test is biased towards a specific group, that has nothing to do with the URM boost, which is given for the purposes of enriching classroom discussion and the overall education of the entire class
You really thought that?
Or you really thought it was the polite thing to say, and you really thought I would believe it.
what incentive would they have otherwise?
It is to make up for mistreating them, or to make up for their having less opportunity.
But, still I'd like to know: You really thought that? And you just thought it was by accident that Pacific Islanders don't get a boost despite having all sorts of great experiences to add to the conversation.