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My Common App Essay feels irrelevant

xfuturaxfutura Registered User Posts: 4 New Member
edited January 2012 in College Essays
So I've finished writing my essay for the common app about 3-4 weeks ago, and I feel that it's strong and passionate. Although, it's about my hobby of photography, and I'm applying for mostly business schools. I just read it over today, and now I feel uncomfortable with it. Do you guys think I should type up a quick last-minute essay about my life and aspirations instead?
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Replies to: My Common App Essay feels irrelevant

  • llilliannllilliann Registered User Posts: 119 Junior Member
    you can write about anything you want, doesn't matter if it's "irrelevant" to a business school. if you want i can read it and let you know what i think.
  • cpctc1cpctc1 Registered User Posts: 122 Junior Member
    I feel that the most important things about your common app essay are that it shows your personality and that it's written well. If you feel that your essay is strong and passionate, i'm sure it is and that's the most important thing. Colleges want a kid that's passionate. I think you're essay topic works just fine, don't worry :)
  • haaayannahaaayanna Registered User Posts: 165 Junior Member
    At almost all of the admissions seminars that I've been to, the officers have said that the most mundane topics make the best essay. As the previous posters have said, the topic doesn't matter, it's how you write and how it reflects upon you. Good luck :)
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