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If past courses/academic experiences influenced decision, you can write them.........

hereicome09hereicome09 Posts: 496Registered User Member
edited December 2008 in Johns Hopkins University
does this mean we can only talk about academic experiences, or is it okay if we mention another experience in our life that caused us to choose a certain major
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Replies to: If past courses/academic experiences influenced decision, you can write them.........

  • soniyasoniya Posts: 74Registered User Junior Member
    I was confused on the same thing.
    I'm majoring in Nueroscience with a minor in Psych.
    So I basically put how ever since I was a child, I questions people's behaviors and actions.
    I don't know..


    It really depends on your major. :)
  • hawkphoenixhawkphoenix Posts: 542Registered User Member
    It can be about any experience. I think they were just making suggestions.
  • AdmissionsDanielAdmissionsDaniel Posts: 2,788College Rep Senior Member
    Part of answering our essay questions is how one interprets the essay prompts. You can answer the question in any way you choose. We like to leave the essay questions a bit vague and open-ended to allow applicants to take their answers in a number of different directions. That also leads to a variety of answers for the Admissions committee to review.
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