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Diversity Statement

Diversity Statement
« on: February 03, 2010, 10:40:56 AM »
Does a traumtic brain injury and overcoming its effects warrant a diversity statement?

Re: Diversity Statement
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2010, 04:50:20 PM »
Does a traumtic brain injury and overcoming its effects warrant a diversity statement?

No it's a great personal statement.


Re: Diversity Statement
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2010, 09:46:23 AM »
Diversity statements are more based on race, sexual orientation, etc.

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Re: Diversity Statement
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2010, 03:14:11 AM »
Diversity statements are more based on race, sexual orientation, etc.

I disagree. If he's disabled as a result of his traumatic brain injury, then it would warrant a diversity statement.

Re: Diversity Statement
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2010, 09:39:42 PM »
I'm confused what the point of diversity statement? I wrote my personal statement about my experience coming to America and ppl said it was a diversity statement. Should the personal statement discuss you as a person?

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Re: Diversity Statement
« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2010, 11:46:36 AM »
"Diversity" generally relates to race, ethnicity, socio-economic status and like identity-related qualities, but can also encompass life experiences that equip you with a unique perspective or outlook.  Therefore, I believe you can leverage your traumatic injury as a basis for diversity if you can articulate, convincingly, that is has resulted in your having a diverse worldview, distinct personality, or unique interest in the law. 

I think this could make for an exceptional Diversity Statement.  If you require more help or need any more questions, please feel free to contact me at kal@writetrackadmissions.com.

Best,

Kal