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Unformatted text preview: with that alone sets them apart. They are meant to feel the same as any other student but they know one of the reasons they were let into a university is because it will bring experience with other races. This alone segregates them making them not only feel different because of their race, but because of the main fact that they feel they are here to create that difference. A main purpose of the author in writing this book was to discover why these Koreans immigrate to the United States for education. Chapter one has a nice distinction of what the college dream is versus the college reality. She states that many if not all Korean Americans want to go to college and not feel set apart for their color, but hope to be set apart for who they are as a person, the knowledge that they have, and the achievements they will conquer....
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- Spring '07