In order to understand this obsession with elite education within Asian/American, Asian communities, one must first acknowledge the historical tradition for Asians to combine education with prospects. Here I utilized China’s National Higher Education Exam (NHEE) as an example. The Education Projects imposed an unequal education system, and simultaneously cultivated a competitive attitudes for Asian students when they applying for universities abroad.
Meanwhile, the recent Harvard Admission Lawsuit marks as a spearhead event in the affirmative actions in the U.S. By comparing the case in China, we can easily understand the underlying fact for the industrious Asian/Asian American students. This script discuss the myths of the unavailable absolute fairness in the admission process.