Any ideas for pg 217?

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By Virgo007 (Virgo007) on Sunday, November 23, 2003 - 03:57 pm: Edit

the upenn essay is so random! i want to make mine creative, but its starting to just talk about a personal thing of mine and how i grew to find my place and love learning you know. is that too cheesey/generic?

By Virgo007 (Virgo007) on Sunday, November 23, 2003 - 03:59 pm: Edit

BTw, putting down the ethnicity for Upenn is asian-american (pakistani)..and i think checking off pakistani will not work in my favor. do you think i should just leave it blank?

By Abyss (Abyss) on Sunday, November 23, 2003 - 04:19 pm: Edit

somewhere else on CC they gave an example of a creative response given by a student last year:

Chapter 5

By Blinker (Blinker) on Sunday, November 23, 2003 - 04:21 pm: Edit

Who are you kidding. I mean cmon. IT's a total give away when they look at your last names. Such as Chang is so Chinese, Kim is Korean, Nakamura is so Japanese, Gupta is so Indian, etc. etc. So I would prefer no, unless your last name is somehow "Smith" or "Rodriguez" or something. It'll make you look as if you're hiding something.

By Virgo007 (Virgo007) on Monday, November 24, 2003 - 11:10 am: Edit

Agh. I have no chance at UPenn.

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