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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)

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The annual block party had started. All of my neighbors came out with their families to play games, eat food, and socialize. For the kids, there was a candy filled, crab piñata. One of the little boys who lived two houses down from me volunteered to swing at the piñata first. I watched as his mom wrapped a black handkerchief around his eyes, cautiously handed him a plastic bat and stepped back to observe with the rest of...
Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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I want to go into the field of medicine. This desire has been affected recently by two major experiences. This past May my dad passed away from lung cancer 7 weeks after his diagnosis. The experience was the hardest time of my life. I watched my dad go through so much pain and all I could do was sit there helplessly. I wanted nothing more than to help him, but I couldn't. I don’t want to spend the rest of...
Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
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This past May I joined a new community. It's not one that anyone wants to be in and if I had the choice, I would never join this community. Unfortunately, I didn't have a choice. This community is sometimes referred to as the "dead dads club". The reasons why people don't want to be in this club are crystal clear. However, I have learned things from being in this club. When my dad got sick, I took on more responsibilities...
Additional Essay Details
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Essay 1 prompt: Describe the unique qualities that attract you to the specific undergraduate College or School (including preferred admission and dual degree programs) to which you are applying at the University of Michigan. How would that curriculum support your interests? Essay 2 prompt: Everyone belongs to many different communities and/or groups defined by (among other things) shared geography, religion, ethnicity, income, cuisine, interest, race, ideology, or intellectual heritage. Choose one of the communities to which you belong, and describe that...

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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
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Look on the school's website in their "about us" section or "why us" section. Read up on what the school is prepared to offer you in terms of resources like research opportunities, class sizes, intimate relationships with professors, etc. Find things from what the...

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