Resources:Here are TEN reasons NOT to fall for the “Asian American Penalty” trap in admissions! The Harvard Admissions Case can mess with your mind. On the one hand, we know that the instigator in this case is longtime conservative activist Edward Blum. He has devoted his professional life to attacking affirmative action, minority voting rights, and immigrant political representation. On the other hand, we see constant reports that Harvard’s admissions staff assigned Asian Americans worse personal ratings than any other group. What is going on? Read the full story here.