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"optional" essays

"optional" essays
« on: January 12, 2007, 01:29:44 AM »
Which looks worse -- not including a diversity/hardships statement or including one that's just bad?  This suburban, middle class, athiest, heterosexual white girl couldn't come up with something that didn't sound horrid.

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Re: "optional" essays
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2007, 01:33:15 AM »
If you're not diverse then there is no reason for a diversity essay.  If you've never experienced hardships then there is no reason for a hardship essay.  I'm sure they could see through a fake essay if you're as normal as you say you are. ;)

What is the context where the application asks for the essays?