ethnicity

  1. cerebellumcat

    Question Regarding URM Status and Med School Interviews?

    Hey everyone, I'm new to SDN and have a question regarding URM status. I am part white, part Latinx (Mayan) and part Asian (Chinese). I have always considered myself a POC, am definitely treated like one... yes, I have dealt with racism, and look brown (for lack of a better word) and I was born...
  2. R

    African American Definition

    Hi all, I have a question about what is defined as African American. My father was born and raised in Durban, South Africa, while my mother was born and raised in India. My father is Indian too, but his side of the family has been in South Africa since the early 1900s. I identify as both Indian...
  3. B

    Am I URM?

    Hello everyone! I was born in North Africa and I am a US citizen. Yes, I know, most people in North Africa are considered white by the US census bureau. However, from my sociocultural perspective, I have ALWAYS considered myself to be African. In fact, the concept of race is pretty much...
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    Asian stats for MD

    Many people know that it is harder for Asians to get in to medical school. How much of a difference is this in GPA and MCAT compared to different applicants of different ethnicity, specifically in allopathic schools? My GPA will be around 3.5 by the time I graduate and I am aiming around 515...