Monday, November 1, 2021
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.
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.