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College essay help??

theducetheduce 0 replies1 threads New Member
edited October 13 in College Essays
I've been really struggling with a college essay topic.
I want to talk about my love for TV, and for how I've learned so much about myself, life, and my passions, from other people's experiences. And how it has been my coping mechanism. But I think I could be too shallow or clique.
I could also talk about how being a tomboy has shaped me, from what I wear, to my love for sports and my competitive love for games.
Advice about which topic sounds like it could be developed more and say more about my personality would be much appreciated!
edited October 13
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  • EmpireappleEmpireapple 1798 replies26 threads Senior Member
    IMHO, I don't like the TV idea. I agree - it seems shallow. I do think the Tomboy concept could work if it were well written.
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  • Dancingmom518Dancingmom518 362 replies3 threads Member
    I agree, the Tomboy idea is stronger. Watching TV is passive and doesn't really tell much about you as an individual.
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  • mathmommathmom 32457 replies159 threads Senior Member
    It would be harder to pull off the TV essay, but I do know of someone who wrote a very successful essay about Star Wars. There's really very few topics that must be avoided, it's all in how you attack them. But how you use TV as a coping mechanism? I don't think that's a good idea at all.
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