9/26/12

This is from Stanford's website.

Class of 2013 Profile

International - 38%
Minorities - 27%
Women - 24%
Total 99%

I am no mathmatician, but it seems that this leaves 1% for white males from the US. Seems a little strange....

Am I misreading this ?

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9/26/12

Those three groups aren't mutually exclusive...

Plus that adds up to 89% dude.

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In reply to WhiteHat
9/26/12
WhiteHat:

Plus that adds up to 89% dude.

I am laughing pretty hard right now.

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9/26/12

I think you have already been double pwned but yeah not mutually exclusive and that equals 89%...although I would guess that there are more than 24% females at Stanford so that could just be White-American women.

9/26/12
9/26/12
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I am no mathmatician

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In reply to AndyLouis
9/26/12
AndyLouis:
MistaBooks:

I am no mathmatician

+1 sir. hahahahaha

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In reply to AndyLouis
9/26/12
AndyLouis:
MistaBooks:

I am no mathmatician

pretty damn funny.

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9/26/12
MistaBooks:

This is from Stanford's website.

Class of 2013 Profile

International - 38%
Minorities - 27%
Women - 24%
Total 99%

I am no mathmatician, but it seems that this leaves 1% for white males from the US. Seems a little strange....

Am I misreading this ?

Yes.

9/26/12
MistaBooks:

Am I misreading this ?

YES.

Money Never Sleeps? More like Money Never SUCKS amirite?!?!?!?

9/26/12
9/26/12
MistaBooks:

I am no mathmatician, but it seems that this leaves 1% for white males from the US. Seems a little strange....

Goddamn one percenters.

9/26/12

Hahaha

But yeah - there's gonna be tons of overlap between minorities and international, and then some of the women fall into those categories too. They obviously just print the statistics that way to make the campus look more diverse

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9/26/12

this made me laugh way harder that it should have

9/26/12

all joking aside, a better way to estimate (wont be exact) the number of white american males at stanford based on these numbers alone is to take the percentage of non-minorites (whites) which is 100 - 27 = 73%, and multiply it by the percentage of men, which is 100-24 = 76%. assuming that the number of white international students is negligible, this puts the percentage of white american males at stanford at about 55%.

this method assumes that the breakdown between men and women is the same for minorities and whites, and (as mentioned before) that there are a neglible amount of white international students.

Money Never Sleeps? More like Money Never SUCKS amirite?!?!?!?

In reply to sayandarula
9/26/12
sayandarula:

all joking aside, a better way to estimate (wont be exact) the number of white american males at stanford based on these numbers alone is to take the percentage of non-minorites (whites) which is 100 - 27 = 73%, and multiply it by the percentage of men, which is 100-24 = 76%. assuming that the number of white international students is negligible, this puts the percentage of white american males at stanford at about 55%.

this method assumes that the breakdown between men and women is the same for minorities and whites, and (as mentioned before) that there are a neglible amount of white international students.

Or just look at the % of people who aren't on financial aid and that's your answer.

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In reply to BlackHat
9/26/12
BlackHat:
sayandarula:

all joking aside, a better way to estimate (wont be exact) the number of white american males at stanford based on these numbers alone is to take the percentage of non-minorites (whites) which is 100 - 27 = 73%, and multiply it by the percentage of men, which is 100-24 = 76%. assuming that the number of white international students is negligible, this puts the percentage of white american males at stanford at about 55%.

this method assumes that the breakdown between men and women is the same for minorities and whites, and (as mentioned before) that there are a neglible amount of white international students.

Or just look at the % of people who aren't on financial aid and that's your answer.

Wouldn't work because they probably count Asians as minorities.

In reply to BlackHat
9/26/12
BlackHat:
sayandarula:

all joking aside, a better way to estimate (wont be exact) the number of white american males at stanford based on these numbers alone is to take the percentage of non-minorites (whites) which is 100 - 27 = 73%, and multiply it by the percentage of men, which is 100-24 = 76%. assuming that the number of white international students is negligible, this puts the percentage of white american males at stanford at about 55%.

this method assumes that the breakdown between men and women is the same for minorities and whites, and (as mentioned before) that there are a neglible amount of white international students.

Or just look at the % of people who aren't on financial aid and that's your answer.

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9/26/12
9/26/12

A+, would read again.

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9/26/12

WSO thread of the year

FYI, "international" is not a race (ie: British)

Fuck me... I really hope you're 12, and not a Stanford student.

In reply to ladubs111
9/26/12
ladubs111:
BlackHat:
sayandarula:

all joking aside, a better way to estimate (wont be exact) the number of white american males at stanford based on these numbers alone is to take the percentage of non-minorites (whites) which is 100 - 27 = 73%, and multiply it by the percentage of men, which is 100-24 = 76%. assuming that the number of white international students is negligible, this puts the percentage of white american males at stanford at about 55%.

this method assumes that the breakdown between men and women is the same for minorities and whites, and (as mentioned before) that there are a neglible amount of white international students.

Or just look at the % of people who aren't on financial aid and that's your answer.

Wouldn't work because they probably count Asians as minorities.

Seeing how Stanford is not in Asia, I think that assumption is a safe bet, genius.

9/26/12

Wow, I'm an idiot. Glad I am providing a decent laugh :)

In reply to MistaBooks
9/26/12
MistaBooks:

Wow, I'm an idiot. Glad I am providing a decent laugh :)

much appreciated!

seriously though, happens to the best of us...

9/26/12

Safe to say someone's not getting in

In reply to BlackHat
9/26/12
BlackHat:
sayandarula:

all joking aside, a better way to estimate (wont be exact) the number of white american males at stanford based on these numbers alone is to take the percentage of non-minorites (whites) which is 100 - 27 = 73%, and multiply it by the percentage of men, which is 100-24 = 76%. assuming that the number of white international students is negligible, this puts the percentage of white american males at stanford at about 55%.

this method assumes that the breakdown between men and women is the same for minorities and whites, and (as mentioned before) that there are a neglible amount of white international students.

Or just look at the % of people who aren't on financial aid and that's your answer.

No dice - Stanford doesn't give aid to international students.

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9/26/12
MistaBooks:

This is from Stanford's website.

Class of 2013 Profile

International - 38%
Minorities - 27%
Women - 24%
Total 99%

I am no mathmatician, but it seems that this leaves 1% for white males from the US. Seems a little strange....
Am I misreading this ?

Pro Tip: Some Internationals are also women. As are some Minorities.

In reply to BlackHat
9/26/12
BlackHat:
sayandarula:

all joking aside, a better way to estimate (wont be exact) the number of white american males at stanford based on these numbers alone is to take the percentage of non-minorites (whites) which is 100 - 27 = 73%, and multiply it by the percentage of men, which is 100-24 = 76%. assuming that the number of white international students is negligible, this puts the percentage of white american males at stanford at about 55%.

this method assumes that the breakdown between men and women is the same for minorities and whites, and (as mentioned before) that there are a neglible amount of white international students.

Or just look at the % of people who aren't on financial aid and that's your answer.

You're going to get a lot of angry PMs from all the TFA white guys. Besides, isn't admissions need blind

9/26/12

I really hope you have never taken a statistics course. Because if you passed it, your college needs to really up its game.

Reality hits you hard, bro...

9/27/12

Bahahahahahaahaha I love it

In reply to Relinquis
9/27/12
Relinquis:
MistaBooks:

Wow, I'm an idiot. Glad I am providing a decent laugh :)

much appreciated!

seriously though, happens to the best of us...

No it doesn't

9/27/12

There are only 34% women at Stanford? Fuck that sucks. Just go to USC, man.

In reply to Sandhurst
9/27/12
Sandhurst:
BlackHat:
sayandarula:

all joking aside, a better way to estimate (wont be exact) the number of white american males at stanford based on these numbers alone is to ....

Or just look at the % of people who aren't on financial aid and that's your answer.

No dice - Stanford doesn't give aid to international students.

nailed it. The international students are expected to be the cash cow. They tend to have pretty well-off parents.

In reply to prospie
9/27/12
prospie:
Sandhurst:
BlackHat:
sayandarula:

all joking aside, a better way to estimate (wont be exact) the number of white american males at stanford based on these numbers alone is to ....

Or just look at the % of people who aren't on financial aid and that's your answer.

No dice - Stanford doesn't give aid to international students.

nailed it. The international students are expected to be the cash cow. They tend to have pretty well-off parents.

That's not necessarily true. At least for B school, lots of student loan departments will lend you money if you have good employment history. Similarly, in UG, lots of international students have sponsorship from other sources.

In reply to GS
9/27/12
prospie:
Sandhurst:
BlackHat:
sayandarula:

all joking aside, a better way to estimate (wont be exact) the number of white american males at stanford based on these numbers alone is to ....

Or just look at the % of people who aren't on financial aid and that's your answer.

No dice - Stanford doesn't give aid to international students.

nailed it. The international students are expected to be the cash cow. They tend to have pretty well-off parents.

That's not necessarily true. At least for B school, lots of student loan departments will lend you money if you have good employment history. Similarly, in UG, lots of international students have sponsorship from other sources.

Right, but that wouldn't reflect in Stanford's figures for the aid that they give.

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In reply to sayandarula
9/28/12
sayandarula:

all joking aside, a better way to estimate (wont be exact) the number of white american males at stanford based on these numbers alone is to take the percentage of non-minorites (whites) which is 100 - 27 = 73%, and multiply it by the percentage of men, which is 100-24 = 76%. assuming that the number of white international students is negligible, this puts the percentage of white american males at stanford at about 55%.

this method assumes that the breakdown between men and women is the same for minorities and whites, and (as mentioned before) that there are a neglible amount of white international students.

that's not a reasonable assumption. the number of white international students won't be negligible. there are always sizeable european and latin american contingents (mostly male)...and virtually 100% of them are white. then add in canadians, australians, etc.

9/29/12
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In reply to sayandarula
10/6/12
sayandarula:

all joking aside, a better way to estimate (wont be exact) the number of white american males at stanford based on these numbers alone is to take the percentage of non-minorites (whites) which is 100 - 27 = 73%, and multiply it by the percentage of men, which is 100-24 = 76%. assuming that the number of white international students is negligible, this puts the percentage of white american males at stanford at about 55%.

this method assumes that the breakdown between men and women is the same for minorities and whites, and (as mentioned before) that there are a neglible amount of white international students.

Actually. 100-27 = 73%* percent of men which is actually 66 = 48 international + us men. But we still have to discount international men. (assuming international men and women have the same proportion as the overall and there are no white international men) we do 38*.66 = 25. so 48-25 =

23% white us men.

In reply to miscer
10/6/12
miscer:
sayandarula:

all joking aside, a better way to estimate (wont be exact) the number of white american males at stanford based on these numbers alone is to take the percentage of non-minorites (whites) which is 100 - 27 = 73%, and multiply it by the percentage of men, which is 100-24 = 76%. assuming that the number of white international students is negligible, this puts the percentage of white american males at stanford at about 55%.

this method assumes that the breakdown between men and women is the same for minorities and whites, and (as mentioned before) that there are a neglible amount of white international students.

Actually. 100-27 = 73%* percent of men which is actually 66 = 48 international + us men. But we still have to discount international men. (assuming international men and women have the same proportion as the overall and there are no white international men) we do 38*.66 = 25. so 48-25 =

23% white us men.

Are you illiterate?

"There are three ways to make a living in this business: be first, be smarter, or cheat."

In reply to Sandhurst
10/6/12
Sandhurst:
miscer:
sayandarula:

all joking aside, a better way to estimate (wont be exact) the number of white american males at stanford based on these numbers alone is to take the percentage of non-minorites (whites) which is 100 - 27 = 73%, and multiply it by the percentage of men, which is 100-24 = 76%. assuming that the number of white international students is negligible, this puts the percentage of white american males at stanford at about 55%.

this method assumes that the breakdown between men and women is the same for minorities and whites, and (as mentioned before) that there are a neglible amount of white international students.

Actually. 100-27 = 73%* percent of men which is actually 66 = 48 international + us men. But we still have to discount international men. (assuming international men and women have the same proportion as the overall and there are no white international men) we do 38*.66 = 25. so 48-25 =

23% white us men.

Are you illiterate?

oh no, is it that obvious?

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10/7/12

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10/8/12

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