Mindy Kaling’s brother pretended to be black to get into med school

April 6, 2015 4:02 AM

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The big brother of Fox sitcom star Mindy Kaling reveals that he got into medical school by pretending to be African American.

Fifteen years ago, Vijay Chokal-Ingam shaved off his straight black hair, trimmed what he calls his “long Indian eyelashes” and started checking off the “black” box for race on his med-school applications.

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