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Monday, November 1, 2021

Survey: 34% Of White College Students Lied About Their Race To Improve Their Chance Of Admission, Financial Aid

Intelligent, 34% of White College White College Students Lied About Their Race to Improve Chances of Admissions, Financial Aid Benefits:

Intelligent.com asked 1,250 white college applicants ages 16 and older if they lied on their application by indicating they were a racial minority. The survey found that 34% of white Americans who’ve applied to college falsely claimed on their applications they’re a racial minority. 

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The number one reason why applicants faked minority status is to improve their chances of getting accepted (81%). Fifty percent also lied to benefit from minority-focused financial aid.

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https://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2021/11/survey-34-of-white-college-students-lied-about-their-race-to-improve-their-chance-of-admission-finan.html

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