Is my dd shooting herself in the foot with this topic? She's written a very good essay about her shyness and self doubt, and about how being asked to model by a big LA company (we're from a small rural town) helped her to throw off her self doubt and ground all her activities, especially academic, in a newfound self confidence.
It's completely true (not that this matters much, I know), and she does talk about her dilemma as a feminist knowing the negatives of the industry, and how she grasped the opportunity anyway despite her misgivings.
The essay also emphasizes her hard work and perserverance in making her modelling adventure a success. She's a thoughtful person, and I think the essay shows that she carefully considers her actions.
But is this an odd topic to send to women's colleges/lefty liberal LACs?