Originally Posted by AldenPyle
[Should note this data is from a long, highly tendentious and often dubious, but still thoroughly interesting Ron Unz article the-myth-of-american-meritocracy/
Regarding his commentary on asians, Unz is right on. In any case, that chart is put together from official data.
It would be very interesting if we could layer that enrollment chart over a chart on applications by race. But guess what, all the schools stopped publicizing that dataset shortly after they instituted their asian quotas (and subsequently got sued.)
Unz article veers into highly speculative (and probably wrong) territory when he starts talking about jewish enrollment. Andrew Gelman has a pretty convincing takedown on his blog should anyone have an interest in getting into the weeds..