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Question College Essay?! - September 6th 2010, 02:12 PM

In a sense I'm kind of lucky. My AP English teacher made it an assignment that we write one of our college essays for her. I'm just doing the universal CommonApp one, but I have no idea what to write about!

Actually, that's a bit of a lie. I kind of want to write about how my bipolar disorder has made me more responsible than many my age, how I can control my emotions better than most of my peers, and how it inspired me to help others on this site. But do you think that's a good topic?


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Re: College Essay?! - September 6th 2010, 08:49 PM

I definitely think that this is a good topic. I also have bipolar, I believe that it is a very interesting disorder. Good luck with it!



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Re: College Essay?! - September 6th 2010, 11:11 PM

I would advise against mentioning TeenHelp, but that's just my opinion.


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Re: College Essay?! - September 6th 2010, 11:49 PM

Yeah, if you want to mention Teenhelp you need to be aware that your classmates may follow you on here and find you. Not everyone has good intentions so before you do talk about it you need to make sure there is nothing you want to hide from them. Apart from that it sounds like an interesting topic and since you have it yourself, you will have plenty to say!


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Re: College Essay?! - September 8th 2010, 12:47 AM

I didn't mention TeenHelp directly. I wrote my first draft on bipolar disorder and how I deal with it and I hated it. So I wrote one on the power and influence of love in my life. I'm still questioning if it's good enough though.


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Re: College Essay?! - September 8th 2010, 03:42 AM

Since you've figured out what you're going to write about, I'm going to go ahead and close this. If you want it reopened, feel free to pm me. Or just create a new thread.




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