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Survey: 34% of white college students lied about their race to improve their admission, financial aid odds

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A recent survey has found that 34% of its white respondents admitted to lying about being part of a racial minority to boost their chances of getting accepted into college.

Taking advantage: The survey, which questioned 1,250 white college applicants aged 16 and up, discovered that 34% of them lied in their applications, according to Intelligent.

1 in 3 Asian Americans Fear Getting Racially Attacked, Pew Research Center Survey Reveals

Among the different racial and ethnic groups in the U.S., Asians are the most afraid of receiving verbal and physical attacks, a new survey from Pew Research Center revealed. 

Of the 5,109 U.S. adults who participated in the survey, 32% of Asian adults fear they’ll be physically attacked or threatened. In comparison, 21% of Black adults, 16% of Hispanic adults and 8% of white adults expressed the same fear. 

American Kids Want to Be YouTube Stars While Chinese Kids Want to be Astronauts, Survey Shows

A new survey claims that children from the United States and United Kingdom would prefer to be YouTube stars while those from China want to be astronauts.

As part of the celebration for the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon Landing, Harris Poll on behalf of LEGO had conducted a survey that asked 3,000 children to choose from five different professions that they would like to have when they grow up. The choices available included: astronaut, musician, professional athlete, teacher, or vlogger/YouTuber.

Asian American, Pacific Islander Kids Face High Rates of Bullying and Lack Visibility, Survey Finds

A new survey report produced by the nonprofit Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) has revealed that Asian American and Pacific Islander youth from smaller ethnic groups have experienced high rates of bullying in their schools as well as feelings of cultural invisibility.

The report, which is based on a 2016-17 survey conducted by the Asian American and Pacific Islander Coalition Helping Achieve Racial and Gender Equity (AAPI CHARGE) and its partners, asked 813 Asian American and Pacific Islander youth and young adults on these issues, according to NBC News.

White People Feel They Face More Discrimination than Asian Americans, According to New Poll

A sample of registered white voters believed that they were more discriminated against than Asian Americans in a poll of registered voters this year.

The survey was conducted by Hill-HarrisX among 1003 registered voters of various ages, genders, religions, ethnicities and more.  It should be noted that the majority (682 people) of the 1003 sample size identified as white. The study was conducted online from March 1st to 2nd.

Vietnamese Consumers Give The Most to Charity, According to Survey

Vietnam is now in the lead when it comes to the most consumers who donate to charity with 78.5% followed by Thailand with 66.3% and Hong Kong with 60.2%, according to a recent survey.

Conducted by Mastercard Ethical Spending and Charitable Giving Survey in the Asia-Pacific region, and released in September, the survey revealed 50.4% of the consumers donated to charity in one form or another. The recent number only increased slightly when compared to 49.9% from the previous year.

Asian and Black Doctors Most Likely to Face Prejudice From Their Own Patients

Black and Asian healthcare professionals in the United States are more likely to face prejudice and hear offensive language from their own patients than their White counterparts, a recent study revealed.

Almost 1,200 doctors and other healthcare professionals and over 1,000 patients participated in the survey, “Patient Prejudice: When Credentials Aren’t Enough“.