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Mindy Kaling's Brother Got Into Med School by Being a Transracialist
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April 08, 2015, 08:40 PM
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Vijay Jojo Chokalingam, the brother of Indian-American sitcom star Mindy Kaling, has a website up about how he got into medical school via transracialism.

So, I shaved my head, trimmed my long Indian eyelashes, and applied to medical school as a black man.
He later dropped out of med school. WWTDD has some comments.

For some reason, transracialism isn’t as respectable yet as transgenderism.

In case you are considering trying this at home, there’s a good chance that this guy was born in Nigeria, and he almost certainly lived in Nigeria when he was very young. So that would give him some Confusion Factor. From Mindy Kaling’s Wikipedia page:

Kaling was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts to a Tamil father, Dr. Avu Chokalingam, an architect,[4] and a Bengali mother, Dr. Swati Chokalingam (née Roysircar; died 2012), an obstetrician/gynecologist.[5] Both of Kaling’s parents are Hindus from India.[6] They met while working at the same hospital in Nigeria, Kaling’s mother was an OBGYN and her father was building a wing of the hospital.[7] The family emigrated in 1979, the same year Kaling was born.[3] Kaling’s mother died of pancreatic cancer in 2012.[8][9][10] Kaling has an older brother, Vijay.[8]
I know an Asian kid, a nice guy, who got into UC Berkeley without the kind of test scores and grades you normally need if you are Asian, probably because he happened to have been born in Peru and that confused the admissions people who thought they could check the Hispanic box.