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Diversity Statement, Grad School, Hong Kong

August 5, 2017

A young man who grew up in China, diversity for me is something that I encountered and learned to appreciate primarily as a result of my experiences studying abroad, first in Hong Kong and later in Canada. I savor every opportunity to experience greater levels of ethnic, national, and linguistic div…

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Graduate School Diversity, Asia, Ukraine

June 7, 2012

As a child of an immigrant family from the Ukraine, I came to the West at the close of a  long and brutal era in my country of origin; I was only 13 years old when I escaped with my family to the West. For me, diversity in America is not so much formed on the basis of our genetic codes, but by our e…

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Law School Diversity, West Africa, Caribbean

May 8, 2012

I see my very strong work ethic as my greatest asset along with the way that I have grown intellectually as a result of persevering through many hardships. I am an exceptional student in and outside of the classroom, the first in my family to pursue a second degree, and any degree in the legal field…

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