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Which extended essay did you choose?

nondairycreamernondairycreamer Posts: 365Registered User Member
edited January 2012 in University of Chicago
Hey y'all!

So I just find it interesting to see what everyone choose as the extended essay prompt. So please, feel free to share which prompt you chose, and if you like, give a little description on how you wrote your essay.

I personally chose the "between living and dreaming" prompt, and approached it from a purely scientific/psychology position.
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Replies to: Which extended essay did you choose?

  • cloudless33cloudless33 Posts: 218Registered User Junior Member
    "Time you found something you weren't looking for." I wrote about finding a robin's egg in my yard when I was five and breaking it accidentally.
  • mwrecks94mwrecks94 Posts: 134Registered User Junior Member
    I picked the dream one, and wrote about literally nothing. I was really happy with the finished product but I feel like I didn't really have a strong and direct thesis...
  • amelia9009amelia9009 Posts: 19Registered User New Member
    I did between living and dreaming, like it seems almost everyone did. I did mine in sort of short story format. It was really like 3 little snapshots into 3 peoples lives.
  • shootastarshootastar Posts: 271Registered User Junior Member
    I did the from Play-Doh to Plato one. It's about an aspect of my development and finding my true aspiration.
  • djz750djz750 Posts: 222Registered User Junior Member
    Living and dreaming. I wrote about guessing :) I have a very limited science background, but I threw in a Schrodinger reference. It is shorter than most, but I think it turned out well.
  • CountMonteCristoCountMonteCristo Posts: 504Registered User Member
    Daughter responded to the from Play-Doh to Plato prompt.
  • weedbythewallweedbythewall Posts: 94Registered User Junior Member
    I'm torn between playdoh-plato in which I use stream of consciousness and a time I found something I wasn't looking for in which I explain how I concluded there's an order to the universe.
  • xxxamazexxxxxxamazexxx Posts: 78Registered User Junior Member
    I wrote 6 words for the 'reverse psychology' prompt.
    You read it right. 6 words.
  • rchhayrchhay Posts: 1,185Registered User Member
    ^You might get in on sheer cheek alone...

    I did the between living and dreaming one. It's a little over a page, double-spaced...
  • echachaechacha Posts: 3Registered User New Member
    Am I the only one who chose the prompt that allowed you to ask any question!?! I think it was the fifth one...
  • helloicarushelloicarus Posts: 16Registered User New Member
    I did pose your own question as well
  • jake1313jake1313 Posts: 173Registered User Junior Member
    Yup, I made my own question.
  • StaryuloverStaryulover Posts: 383Registered User Member
    Am I the only one that did the "unscientific" method?
  • crawlings951crawlings951 Posts: 275Registered User Junior Member
    What 6 words did you write?

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  • xxxamazexxxxxxamazexxx Posts: 78Registered User Junior Member
    Complying with policy on plagiarism I can't disclose what I wrote. But I could vaguely describe my 6 words as breaking-the-fourth-wall and hyper-critical.
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