Curry, Boykin, Emily Angel Baer, and Brian Kasbar. Essays That Worked for College Applications: 50 Essays That Helped Students Get into the Nation’s Top Colleges. New York: Ballantine Books, 2003.
So, by all means, have a look at some good essays to give you a general idea of how other students have completed this highly personal, highly specific assignment. But when you sit down to write your own, look into your own mind, your own heart, your own soul to formulate the essay that works for you.
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