this is the first 2 pages of my additional information
"Maybe you are wondering what I’m trying to do with my application. Well…
- I left all required essays blank.
- I didn’t submit my college transcript.
- I didn’t submit any letter of recommendation.
First and foremost, let me clarify one thing: in the last academic year, I abandoned my study in the middle for an extreme working experience. I didn’t attend all of my classes and I received a GPA of 0.15. I wish that I could apply as a freshman but I’m not eligible.
On the positive side, I have 10,000 hours of working experience. These works are serious works related to my major and are supported by a substantial list of achievements. Now I’m attending college again because I realize that I need it for my future career.
So why did I leave all required essays blank?
Well, I have a unique life circumstance and I have been living like this for several years. The way I was raised, the way I grew up, the way I studied, the way my ability developed… all are unique and are based on my life circumstance.
Required essays are the place where I’m supposed to express my thoughts, personality, commitment and passion, right? So what if my life circumstance is unique and I wouldn’t be able to explain to you in the assigned essays?
That’s why I have to do this.
In the pages below, I will submit an alternative essay. This essay is 4444 words in length – I know it’s long but I have my reasoning; you need to read it first and then you’ll understand it. Please be assured that I’m not trying to constrain your patience – I’m not stupid to do that. My life circumstance is unique and that’s why I have no choice but to write this long essay. To avoid confusion, I will briefly summarize my essay first.
- My essay started with an illness – I used to suffer from a serious and destructive illness that lasted for years.
- But what I was afraid of wasn’t the illness itself, but how others would think about me. I endured a lot of pain and suffering and I was so scared of stigma of my illness; then I managed to hide it from everyone: I had girl friend several times; I had a lot of friends; I was in a sport team. And, in all those years, I suffered silently; no one, even my closest friend, knew of that – I was too scared of discrimination to reveal.
- However, the illness disrupted my life heavily with many frustrating experiences. Then I was always tempted to abandon my study and devote myself fully to my passion – and I ended up doing so. In my essay, I wrote about how painful I felt, how my illness stripped me away from the inessential and gave me the courage to abandon my study, ignore everything else in my life and commit myself whole-heartedly into the work and passion where I truly belonged to.
- In the end, I had more than 10,000 hours of work. I also had a substantial list of achievements. These achievements are considered impossible and unachievable (because they were all too difficult at my age) but the pains I endured gave me an incredible strength and courage to ignore everything else and put all of my heart and soul into my work which made the impossible possible.
The essay submitted is coherent – it talks about my endless battle against illness and stigma, my thoughts when time was hard and my extreme working experiences and achievements."
Does any one have any advice on this? Will this work?