Asians in Consulting

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Trump's tweet??? "China virus"!!!

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What’s everyone’s view/experience on parents paying for college? Did you cover everything. Did your parents pay? If so, do they expect repayment?

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My Chinese ILs never approved of me from the beginning. Recently husband and I have been arguing a lot (mainly on buying a house and managing finances) and being the typical Chinese mama boy, he went … more

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Give LA Rams Taylor Rapp YouTube series a watch! Realized that a tragic amount of Asian kids grow up hating / be ashamed of their cultures in the West. Please correct me if I am wrong but I have never… more

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Such a struggle to deal with patriarchal fathers when you are the daughter. After normalizing the behavior and family dynamics for so long, pushing back at times always makes me feel happy for standi… more

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What is your approach with ignorant (mostly due to lack of edu) parents? I know some of y’all got rocket scientist / woke as eff patents, but I’m talking about like my mom who only graduated middle sc… more

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Am I broken? When I was in grade 1, made it to top 7 in class. When I told my mom, she seemed happy but non content ‘just top 7?’ she said. It somehow hit me hard. she didn’t really push nor nag about… more

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Why are Asians more inclined to self hate our positive stereotypes than other races? My black friends won’t stop joking about how good they are at basketball, dancing, being well endowed, my Jewish fr… more

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What's the most difficult English word to pronounce for you? For me it's ”rural”.

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Are there any particular Europeans countries that are friendly/open minded to people of color? Thinking of living abroad for a year when covid dies down and I’d like to be in a country where I’m not g… more

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Inspired by the favorite food and spice threads, what are some simple recipes or combination of food/spice that you have been making/eating it at home?

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Been quarantining with my parents and sibling since March. We’re close knit and the idea of going back to my own apartment is depressing. My non-Asian SO thinks I’m being childish and too dependent on… more

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Non-Chinese here married to a Chinese American, and his parents are very traditional Chinese (living in US). What are my ‘duties’ as DIL? For example, on MIL’s bday? Last year I gave them a voucher to… more

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Fellow asian fishes in NYC, have you noticed or experienced covid related hate crimes and discriminations since the outbreak? I've been mainly staying within my area in LIC but two close friends r… more

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Is gift giving a bigger deal for Asian cultures than American culture? Or do millenials just eschew gift giving more than older generations?

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What do you guys think about D1? Should we or should we not talk about racism in the Consulting bowl? BLM is accepted in the bowl, why not other racisms?

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Has anyone here gotten double eyelid surgery? How long was the recovery period to be presentable to clients?

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Anyone else a conservative, and if so, recommendations for a conservative friendly place for Asians to live in the states?

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Anyone have strained relationships with a parent? Continued in comments.

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I feel like my parents will never see me for who I am. They only celebrate me for superficial achievements but literally the rest of the time, they passive aggressively tear me down. Makes me want to … more

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Sad that I can’t fangirl Asian celebrities around my white/westernized friends, who usually don’t understand due to differences in standards of attractiveness... just want someone to lose my shit over… more

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This might sound weird, but I don’t understand American obsession with “freedom” as they define it. Yes, China restricts “freedom”, but it seems most people are still happy. Is there objective value t… more

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Have a Vietnamese guy on my team. Smart and hardworking, and looking to advance. His biggest obstacle is presentation and communication skills; his accent is thick and he speaks very fast. How would y… more

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Anyone else a first gen immigrant (moved to the US as a kid), grew up and finished school in the US but thinking of moving back to their home country as an adult? Has anyone explored options to return… more

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Anyone know a good home made recipe for miso dressing?

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Does anyone know of reputable qipao/cheongsam websites? For purchase or rental

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Does the transition from use of the broader "POC" to increasingly categorized "BIPOC" bother you?

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I am a American Chinese male and I hate it. My family is old traditioned and wanted a boy “to carry on the bloodline”. I hate the thought that if I were born a girl I would have been given up.

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