What is special admissions?
I too am a first time high school grad, let alone college grad planning on law school. I was adopted, and my parents both had to srop out of high school for WWII, my dad forged birth certificate to get into the Navy, and ended up getting wounded at Normandy, and my mom had to work in the steel mills as a metalurgist. When I was getting ready to graduate high school, my mom told me that it was a waste of time and money to go to college, she said that I didn't amount to anything anyways, and that college isn't important, she was SOO against me going, but here I am getting ready to graduate. She only helped with my first year, then decided that she owed nothing to me, since having adopted me was enough. Now she tells me that law school is not worth it, because I would never be a good lawyer anyways, but I know she is wrong, because I have come this far already, without her help.
Should I include any of this in my personal statement? Is special admissions something I should look into?