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By Bullrider7788 (Bullrider7788) on Sunday, September 28, 2003 - 04:01 am: Edit

Hey, both of my parents were born in Argentina and I have a rich Argentine/Jewish culture behind me. I was born here in the US. Am I classified as an "Under Represented Minority"? If so, I was wondering how much this will help me in college admissions, given that I am a strong academic student (I'm a Junior, taking 5 APs, 760 Chem SAT II, etc.). Any help will be greatly appreciated!

By Cmaher (Cmaher) on Sunday, September 28, 2003 - 04:28 am: Edit

Are you Hispanic or European? Are you "brown" or "white"?

If you are of "native" Hispanic Argentinian descent, I guess you could be considered hispanic/latin and a URM... what is your last name?

By Bullrider7788 (Bullrider7788) on Sunday, September 28, 2003 - 12:32 pm: Edit

Well my last name is Jewish (Cohen), but my whole family is Argentine (grandparents, cousins, aunts, uncles, etc.). And I'm "brown".

By Justinfiddler (Justinfiddler) on Sunday, September 28, 2003 - 07:02 pm: Edit

chinese is a minority.

it is an orm though

I'm from maine. it's a really white state.
is it better than wasp for applying to college?

By Sostressedout (Sostressedout) on Sunday, September 28, 2003 - 07:07 pm: Edit

arent most argentinians of european decent?

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