Archive for July, 2018

Applying to Harvard as an Asian-American

Posted on July 3rd, 2018 by imprentacomm

To the Editor: Re “Harvard Rates Asian-Americans as Less Likable, Plaintiffs Claim” (front page, June 16): I think I can speak for all college admissions consultants when I say that none of us were shocked by the recently released Harvard investigation, included in court documents, revealing that the university rated Asian-American applicants consistently lower on […]

What is WeChat? Chinese-language app could be fueling Chinese-American conservatism

Posted on July 3rd, 2018 by imprentacomm

It’s been used to buy farm-fresh eggs and pay bills — and to quickly mobilize tens of thousands across the country to rally on behalf of a former New York City cop convicted in the accidental shooting death of an unarmed black man. WeChat, the hugely popular social media app developed by Chinese internet company Tencent, has grown to […]