Common App Personal Essay

<p>What is the goal of the personal essay for the common app? I'm a URM, so would it be wise to talk about something relating to me?
Exp)Balancing my Nigerian and American culture?
How I've been writing since a young age.

<p>I feel like saying anything about race would be bad because they would already be able to tell I'm URM. Any ideas?</p>

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