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Asian-American Students Wonder: Is the Bar Higher for Us?

Matt Roth for The Chronicle

Michael Chang, a senior at a competitive public high school in Maryland, worries that Asian-Americans are held to a higher standard by colleges.
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Michael Chang studied hard for the SAT. He went through 30 weeks of tutoring and took dozens of practice tests. It paid off: Mr. Chang, a senior at Thomas S. Wootton High School here, got a 1430. But he had read that Asian-American applicants had to...

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