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A forum for students and alumni of the Asian American UVA Community

Month: July 2017

I’m thinking about going to law school. Any special issues or challenges for an Asian American in this field?

Interestingly enough, a study on this topic was just released in July.  Here’s a link to an article describing the study:  https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/07/18/there-are-94-united-states-attorneys-only-three-of-them-are-asian-american/?utm_term=.998acf1fd593.   And here is a recent Op-Ed on the same subject by a Justice on the California Supreme Court:   http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-liu-asian-american-lawyers-20170723-story.html. The study indicates that Asian Americans are the fastest growing minority group in […]

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Career

“Does being an Asian American help or hurt my employability?”

  I was asked this question during a talk with UVa APA students a while ago.  At the time, I answered that, in general, being Asian American was an advantage initially for helping get through the door.  But once inside, I told them they would have to overcome extra hurdles to rise in the organization.  […]

Category:
Career