Third, ask yourself “why” a few times. Why are you writing the community essay? Why did you feel it strongly in this x/y/z moment? Why had it taken so long to find this feeling? Why is this feeling special to you? Why do you keep doing x/y/z when you can opt out? Why does it matter?
But that doesn’t help you right now. Now, you’re writing college essays. So, if you’re writing the community essay, here are some suggestions (not requirements) to writing it in a way that is distinct.
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