College Application Essays

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Featured Application Essay

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

27 November 2002

"Submit an essay that will help us learn more about you and what you hope to accomplish through a college education. You may emphasize, for example, an important milestone in your life, an educational goal or an interesting question you have creatively addressed."

Reading at a young age, I am told, is the best way to sharpen a developing mind. In the months leading up to the presidential elections in November of 1992, I was a seven-year-old with an undiagnosed case of attention deficit disorder and a generally sensitive, introverted disposition. Naturally,...

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