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by Anonymous - November 15, 2004
It is important for the University to understand the context of each applicant's accomplishments, both academic and nonacademic. Describe any unusual circumstances or challenges you have faced and the ways you have responded.
My first seven years were like night and day compared with the next ten. As the youngest in my extended family of cousins, aunts, and uncles, I was the center of attention, and my life felt as routine as clockwork. But that was all about to change.
Moving to the States when I was seven, I did not speak any English. Until then I had never been more…
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