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ETHNICITY: Chinese

"When people see me, they usually automatically assume that I'm Chinese because that seems to be the default nationality Asians get identified as, but they aren't wrong."

"I think the whole idea about Asians being model minorities is frustrating. Many first generation parents view this as a positive aspect and are proud to carry this title. However, much of the burden is shouldered by their children and they are expected to act a certain way that society has deemed appropriate."

"Coming to college, it was very easy for me to embrace the ‘Asian bubble’. People often gravitate to what is familiar because it gives them a sense of comfort and I was no exception. I don't think it's necessarily a bad thing. Just whatever floats your boat."