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Application Answers for Mixed-Race HS Senior

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My daughter is finishing her junior year of high school and will be applying to college this fall. We adopted her from China when she was just about to turn one year old. She is now a US citizen and has been raised with our family (my husband is black, I am white and we have a last name that's common in the US). What should my daughter mark on her college applications when she applies? Does she say that she's Asian? Does she say she's mixed race? She has grown up with the experience of being in a mixed-race family but ethnically she is Chinese, even though she has had a very American life. We aren't sure how to put this on her applications.

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