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UW-Madison Urges Response, Students Disrupt Press Conference

Written By: Brian Sikma  |  Posted: Thursday, October 6th, 2011

            In a study that is drawing attention from the highest levels of the University of Wisconsin - Madison's leadership, the Center for Equal Opportunity, a conservative national education research organization, has unveiled a vast racial acceptance gap in UW-Madison's enrollment practices. At fault is the university's habit of using affirmative action to give lower performing African American and Hispanic applicants an edge over more academically qualified Asian and Caucasian applicants. The problem is evident at both the undergraduate and law school level.

            In the law school alone, the study found that African Americans have a 7 out of 10 chance of getting admitted while Caucasian applicants with the same scores on their LSAT have only a 1 in 10 chance of getting accepted. Hispanic applicants have a 1 in 3 chance of being accepted while Asian students with equal academic qualifications have a 1 in 6 chance - half the likelihood - of being accepted.

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