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Education

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In Asia, Cheating to the Test

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam Aug 19, 2014

CNN recently reported that college applications from Chinese foreign students to the US sounded exactly the same.

Isabelle Thuy Pelaud: How I Found Myself at UC Berkeley

New America Media, Profile, Andrew Lam Jul 15, 2014

Pelaud had always been an outsider. Born in 1965 to a French father and a Vietnamese mother who didnt speak much French, she grew up in rural France feeling isolated, both geographically and culturally. She had trouble making friends and didnt do well in school. No one believed that she would amount to much.

A Hidden Tragedy -- Mental Illness and Suicide Among Asian Americans

New America Media, Andrew Lam Jul 15, 2014

What do Jiwon Lee, Kevin Lee, and Andrew Sun have in common? Sadly, they are three Asian Americans college students who killed themselves in high profile cases in April at prestigious universities.

My American Beginning: Learning a New Language, Seeing A Future

New America Media, Blog/Review, Andrew Lam Aug 01, 2013

For years, on my writing desk sat a framed little card, yellow with age, and it told of my American beginning. It's a picture of a sloop, and under it the word "Sailboat" is written. Mr. Kaeselau, my first teacher in America, gave it to me along with a deck of similar cards many decades ago when I was in 7th grade, and fresh from Vietnam.

2013 Commencement Address at UCI by Andrew Lam

New America Media, Speech, Andrew Lam Jul 29, 2013

On Friday, June 14, AndrewLam delivered a commencement speech to graduating seniors at UC Irvine School of Humanities, and received the School of Humanities Medal in recognition of distinguished contributions to the Humanities.

The Breaking Point - Sacrificing All for the Sake of Education

New America Media, Commentary, Anna Challet Jul 05, 2013


Stranger Than Nonfiction--Author Andrew Lam Busts the Online Homework Racket

New America Media, Essay, Andrew Lam Feb 06, 2013

Dear Mr. Lam. I loved your essay, 'The Palmist,' but I cant figure out what the main theme is. Is it dying and being all alone? My teacher suggests I read more of your writing Im glad I found you online. Thank you very much for your help.

Stranger Than Nonfiction--Author Andrew Lam Busts the Online Homework Racket

Feb 06, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO--“Dear Mr. Lam. I loved your essay, 'The Palmist,' but I can’t figure out what the main theme is. Is it dying and being all alone? My teacher suggests I read more of your writing… I’m glad I...

In Riverside County, Spanish Speaking Counselors a Must

Feb 04, 2013

FONTANA, Calif. -- As the number of native Spanish speakers in California public schools rises, experts and educators alike say access to culturally competent counselors is key to future academic success. But with recent cutbacks to counsling programs across the...

The Education of a Vietnamese American Writer

New America Media, Andrew Lam Jan 29, 2013

One summer afternoon many years ago, I stole home and robbed my parents of their American Dream. I wasn't going to be a doctor, after all. I was going to study creative writing.

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