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When it’s time to make admission decisions, the college takes an approach that Parker characterizes as “high-need affirmative,” which means, he says, that “in an all-things-being-equal situation, we will give preference to first-generation students [meaning, the first in their families to go to college] coming from low-income backgrounds.”
There’s no reason that whites should have a leg up — in effect, affirmative action — on Asians at elite colleges.
Additionally, I go back to a previous question of why such heat around AA and not other categories who receive a boost? Could it be that those boosts are in categories that benefit whites in particular?