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Common app essay idea

LMchicagoLMchicago 0 replies1 threads New Member
edited August 12 in College Essays
hey guys I have an idea for a common app essay which is basically about how an experience made me reevaluate being a pessimist and made me an optimist and this has affected how I approach challenges

Any feed back would be appreciates :)
edited August 12
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Replies to: Common app essay idea

  • sillygoosegalsillygoosegal 6 replies2 threads New Member
    is it a specific experience? or just a couple of experiences over time? i think this generally is a good idea, just make sure it reflects your story and your growth as a person/student
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  • PublisherPublisher 11914 replies161 threads Senior Member
    @LMchicago:

    This is the best application essay idea that I have ever encountered on College Confidential. And I am serious.

    In short, you understand.
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