The brainstorming that is last is to think about whether you will find particular personality traits you want to highlight. This process can feel rather silly, however it may also be very effective.
Yourself to an employer, or maybe even a potential date, how would you do it if you were trying to sell? Try to think of specific qualities which make you stand out. What exactly are some situations where you exhibited this trait?
Example: Eva’s >
Looking at the Common App prompts, Eva wasn’t immediately interested in some of them, but after a little bit of consideration she thought it might be nice to write about her passion for literature for the first one, which asks about something “so meaningful your application will be incomplete without it.” Alternatively, she liked the specificity regarding the failure prompt and thought she might come up with a job that is bad she had had.
When it comes to important events, Eva’s parents got divorced when she was three and she’s been going back and forth between their houses for as long as she can remember, to make certain that’s a huge element of her personal story. Continue Reading…