This paper explores the model minority myth and its current implications for higher education. Analysis of literature from the counseling, journalism, institutional research, and student services fields illustrates how the myth perpetuates stereotypes, both nationally and in the higher education field. Additionally, the implications of enrolling increased numbers of Asian Pacific American (APA) students relative to the number of higher education and student affairs professionals with APA lineage are discussed.
Victoria, N. A. (2007). A+ Does Not Mean All Asians:The Model Minority Myth and Implications for Higher Education. The Vermont Connection, 28(1). https://scholarworks.uvm.edu/tvc/vol28/iss1/10