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In my opinion, the firing of Larry Summers by the politically correct liberals, was a disgraceful moment for the world's greatest university.

President Drew Faust seems to be bent on fully implementing her politically correct agenda. She recently hired Nohria as the dean of Harvard Business, who explicitly said that he wants the school to accept more women, minorities, and internationals. For those of you who read GMAT club forum or follow HBS Guru, the big PE firms got absolutely destroyed in round 1 admission at HBS this year. Firms like Blackstone, KKR, and Carlyle, which usually sends 90%+ of their pre-MBA associates to HBS did dismally. The number i heard for blackstone is that they went 0 for 4.

I totally appreciate the need to have students from different backgrounds. Business school will be awfully boring if everyone came from a banking/PE background. Nonetheless, I have a major problem when a school accepts people from certain demographics just for the sake of diversity. Once again white and asian men continue to get shafted by the liberals who are obsessed with multiculturalism and making minorities feel better about themselves.

Harvard will remain the greatest school in the world, the standard by which every other school is judged. It is sad though to see this rampant pc agenda.

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  • In reply to TNA
    eokpar02's picture

    MSFHQ:
    LOL and EOK comes out with the most racist comment of the thread.

    It is not racist, its the truth. I just think its a poor metric for gaining entry into universities.

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    masterofpuppets:
    No, I did not go there.

    But I know one thing: Eliminate the race-based admissions in American higher education and see the proportion of Asian-Americans(including Indians) shoot up at elite institutions in America, and the proportion of Blacks and Hispanics shoot down.

    Lets the results speak for themselves.
    .

    Do you honestly believe that there is some quota system at American universities? And if so, what is the quota? Is it 10% black? 8%? What is being discussed here does not exist; there is no government entity enforcing "Affirmative Action"? Ivies don't answer to big brother before they send out their acceptances in April.

    Private universities admit who ever the deem qualified. Its funny how this so called conservatives want to dictate the policy of a private institution that has no effect on them.

    I am not cocky, I am confident, and when you tell me I am the best it is a compliment.
    -Styles P

  • In reply to BigBucks
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    BigBucks:
    differences in culture are why they succeed. Africans do great as well, I am African, u know why we do well? Our parents are on our asses every day about academics, they value it greatly, especially coming from where i'm from. The problem is when you have a single mother who is being worked to the bone she doesn't have time to instill the sense in her children to highly value academics. Asians doing well does not prove anything besides the fact that with or without handouts, parents are the most important factor in a child's life. Blacks and, to a lesser extent, hispanics, are behind the proverbial 8-ball from the moment they are born into uncaring homes.

    so...you are basically saying Black parents are working harder/longer hours than Asian parents?
  • In reply to eokpar02
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    eokpar02:

    No one is saying that blacks don't have lower SAT scores (I don't know how you can compare GPAs from school to school); people are just saying that the metrics themselves are garbage. Increases of 700 points on the SAT are uncommon. Look at the Harvard Scammer Adam Wheeler, he pulled off a 4.0 at Harvard and he got a 1220. The SAT doesn't measure anything.

    I literally moved from being in the 50th percentile to the 10th percentile; how could the SAT be a good metric for anything? Even Harvard says the metrics are garbage. People with perfect scores get rejected. Should whites and Asians with 2100s immediately abdicate their position in their class to accommodate whites and Asians who were rejected with perfect scores?


    you are basically saying two things

    1 things like SAT/GPA are useless....
    if that's the case, do you have a better measuring stick?
    no one is saying the standardized tests are perfect, but I don't see any better alternatives

    2 SAT scores can be easily improved, so they are useless.
    Yet, there are so many students don't even want to put in the time to improve their scores,
    what does this tell you about their drive/motivation?

  • TNA's picture

    Even if they removed AA, I do not think you would see schools admitting anymore Indian or Chinese kids. High test scores alone do not mean you will be successful once you graduate. With the H1 issues in this country as well as language barriers, having a US school that is 20-30-40% foreign would be a disaster.

    EOK is correct in saying that high scores are not the sole factor.

  • In reply to TNA
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    ANT:
    Even if they removed AA, I do not think you would see schools admitting anymore Indian or Chinese kids. High test scores alone do not mean you will be successful once you graduate. With the H1 issues in this country as well as language barriers, having a US school that is 20-30-40% foreign would be a disaster.
    .

    I think the posters are talking about Indian/Chinese/Asian/South Asian Americans getting shafted over because of AA and reverse discrimination. Visas, language barriers and the proportion of foreign students at these schools are irrelevant.

  • In reply to TNA
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    ANT:
    Even if they removed AA, I do not think you would see schools admitting anymore Indian or Chinese kids. High test scores alone do not mean you will be successful once you graduate. With the H1 issues in this country as well as language barriers, having a US school that is 20-30-40% foreign would be a disaster.

    EOK is correct in saying that high scores are not the sole factor.

    For "elite" schools the application involves SAT scores, high school GPA, essays, extracurriculars and interviews also. So, the entire argument about SAT scores is rather myopic. People with perfect scores get rejected all the time, its is important but not everything.

    I am not cocky, I am confident, and when you tell me I am the best it is a compliment.
    -Styles P

  • TNA's picture

    I don't think Asians get any reverse discrimination. A shit load apply and the schools only want a select % of this group to make up their class. Everyone is assuming that blacks or other minorities steal slots from Asian people who focus their entire life on school grades and scores. If minorities didn't get these spots schools would most likely give them to females or whites.

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    I am not cocky, I am confident, and when you tell me I am the best it is a compliment.
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    I am not cocky, I am confident, and when you tell me I am the best it is a compliment.
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