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Should I mention previous mental health issues on college essays?
Hello I’m currently doing college apps and I had previously dealt with maladaptive daydreaming up until sophomore year of high school and this issue greatly influenced me in wanting to become a psychiatrist. I’m applying to many ivy leagues and want to major in biochem with a minor in psychology. Dealing with/ defeating that issue was probably the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do and was able to keep a 4.0 gpa through this. Do you think It would be wise to mention this in essays since I’ve defeated it and is a huge factor into the person I am today and what I want to do with my life ( I am hoping to get into Harvard as my main choice)?23 replies