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For many second-generation Asian-Americans, academic achievement doesn’t translate to professional achievement

Erika Beras Mar 21, 2019
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Asian-Americans have the highest percentage of college grads of any minority group. And though they represent just 6 percent of the population, they account for 20 percent of Ivy League students. But once they enter the workforce, it’s a different story. 

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