Mixed-race teens share their personal perspectives on how they view themselves—and how others view their mixed-race heritage. These essays were part of the cover story, “Outside the box,” about how mixed-race teens identify themselves on college applications in the Nov. 15, 2012 issue of The Mash.
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Via Scoop.it – Mixed American Life
“I don’t want my kids to deny the Taiwanese side of their heritage or be ashamed of their identities in order to get into a top university. Sure, that’s one way to beat The System. But how long before The System catches on? In my worst fears, I imagine a college admissions process in which any Asian-sounding surname is grounds for a witch hunt.”