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bubblytoes

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Should I mention this?
« on: July 31, 2007, 04:07:14 PM »
I am an american indian and have worked with my tribe (various summer jobs) as well as an internship at the National Indian Education Association in DC. I want to work in Indian law after law school, probably dealing w/child welfare, adoption, etc., and am wondering if it would be okay to mention this in my personal statement? I have heard that this is a good idea and a bad idea from various people. I would appreciate any comments! Thanks!

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Re: Should I mention this?
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2007, 04:16:11 PM »
id say you can mention it in your personal statement, but it should be expanded on in your diversity statement. 
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Re: Should I mention this?
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2007, 04:32:53 PM »
thanks for the responses. i only talk about wanting to do indian law near the end of my statement. the rest of the statement focuses on my life experiences- overcoming obstacle type stuff. i'd appreciate any more input!

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Re: Should I mention this?
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2007, 04:46:18 PM »
Q: Should I mention this?

A: Yes.
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Re: Should I mention this?
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2007, 11:29:45 PM »
Why not mention it? Sounds like valid PS stuff to me.