By many standards, Michael Wang, 25, was the perfect student in high school. Wang graduated in the top 0.5 percent of his class with a 4.67 weighted GPA, near-perfect test scores and countless extracurriculars. When all of this resulted in rejections from his first choice-schools, he wondered what more he could’ve done, and then another thought crossed his mind — had he been rejected because he was Asian American? In October 2022, the Supreme Court will be hearing two cases to decide whether they will be ending the use of race in admissions across the country.
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