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Are any of us really unique?

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Re: Are any of us really unique?
« Reply #10 on: December 06, 2005, 12:27:06 PM »

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Re: Are any of us really unique?
« Reply #11 on: December 06, 2005, 12:35:52 PM »
Decent pianist. Also can ride a motorcycle really well. Had a bad spill but found the courage to ride again.

Sportbike? Riding well meaning wearing out pucks on the track?

Re: Are any of us really unique?
« Reply #12 on: December 06, 2005, 12:42:12 PM »
-Went to experimental boarding school for "best and brightest" of my homestate
-Journalism school (worked at newspaper, mags etc)
-Spent two years building photography career
-Will have worked for two years at a top law school
-Dad's a federal prosecutor (apparently lawyer Dad not at all unique, judging from this board)

-Have a beautiful mutt... just look at her, ain't she cute?  Unfortunately, this is not on the app.

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Re: Are any of us really unique?
« Reply #13 on: December 06, 2005, 01:56:00 PM »
I think I may be unique amongst people foolish enough to apply to top ranked law schools.  Many of you know these details and there's no great need to repeat them.

Unfortunately, I think I'm far from unique in the world at large.

Re: Are any of us really unique?
« Reply #14 on: December 06, 2005, 01:59:38 PM »
I'm 28 and have 5 years WE in various roles as a web app. programmer/database analyst/project manager/caffeine addict.  Pretty non-unique, especially as I'm going for IP.  BUT...I'm also white and my father is a lawyer, so at least I am consistent in my non-uniqueness.

I can belch on command.

PS Oh yeah, I'm one of only 82 people to have sex with my girlfriend
PPS Honey, if you ever read this, it's a joke.  Put down the knife.

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Re: Are any of us really unique?
« Reply #15 on: December 06, 2005, 02:06:13 PM »
Oh, c'mon.  We're all unique.  How many people have been in school with you since kindergarten?  How many of those people were in every organization that you were in, and every class you were in, and got the same grades as you?  Of those, how many had your jobs, your GPA, and your idea for a personal statement?  If your answer is greater than zero, I want to hear about it.

If the question is whether we're outstanding, then, no, I'm not.  But it isn't like I've got a clone running around.

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Re: Are any of us really unique?
« Reply #16 on: December 06, 2005, 02:12:32 PM »
Hmmmm....

- 2 1/2 majors in 7 semesters. It's gotten hard to graduate in 8 semesters with 1 major at my UG.....

- 2 1/2 year WE as an insurance broker (employee benefits).

- Hopefully a 10ish point jump in my LSAT score.

It'll be unique enough for the schools I'm shooting for.

Re: Are any of us really unique?
« Reply #17 on: December 06, 2005, 02:14:27 PM »
If the question is whether we're outstanding, then, no, I'm not.  But it isn't like I've got a clone running around.

Well, if you do, I'm pretty sure you're supposed to kill it.

Re: Are any of us really unique?
« Reply #18 on: December 06, 2005, 02:18:16 PM »
I think I may be unique amongst people foolish enough to apply to top ranked law schools.  Many of you know these details and there's no great need to repeat them.

Unfortunately, I think I'm far from unique in the world at large.

sort of ditto.

Re: Are any of us really unique?
« Reply #19 on: December 06, 2005, 02:25:57 PM »
I don't think I would stand out much from the law school crowd. But I did recently finish translating a 200-page book from Japanese to English, and that's pretty rare for a college student as far as I know.

Basically, I'm hoping that my high numbers and unusual interests will be enough...