Struggling w. PS

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NYC1010
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Struggling w. PS

Postby NYC1010 » Wed Oct 27, 2010 12:50 pm

Struggling with what i'm going to write my PS on...

Thinking about writing about this teacher i had in high school who really inspired me. He was a prominent nicaraguan political figure, taught me in spanish and latin american history, and i took two trips to nicaragua with him...

Is talking about a high school teacher who really made me feel passionate about something (even though it isnt really law-related) a bad idea?

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Re: Struggling w. PS

Postby bdubs » Wed Oct 27, 2010 12:53 pm

NYC1010 wrote:Struggling with what i'm going to write my PS on...

Thinking about writing about this teacher i had in high school who really inspired me. He was a prominent nicaraguan political figure, taught me in spanish and latin american history, and i took two trips to nicaragua with him...

Is talking about a high school teacher who really made me feel passionate about something (even though it isnt really law-related) a bad idea?


This is not a bad PS topic if:

1) It can be used to clearly demonstrate qualities that would make you successful in LS
2) It can be connected with your more recent experiences in a meaningful way

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Re: Struggling w. PS

Postby NYC1010 » Wed Oct 27, 2010 12:55 pm

Well, I'm planning on getting a LOR from a Lating american history professor i took 4 classes with in College, so perhaps that will show good continuity...

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Re: Struggling w. PS

Postby plenipotentiary » Wed Oct 27, 2010 12:57 pm

Don't write about someone else. Write about you.

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Re: Struggling w. PS

Postby NYC1010 » Wed Oct 27, 2010 12:59 pm

plenipotentiary wrote:Don't write about someone else. Write about you.



Yeah, i hear that---i was thinking more of writing about how the guy inspired me and then expanding into what ive pursued throughout college and why that makes me who i am and fit for LS blah blah blah

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Re: Struggling w. PS

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Re: Struggling w. PS

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Re: Struggling w. PS

Postby NYC1010 » Wed Oct 27, 2010 1:05 pm

gdane5 wrote:http://www.top-law-schools.com/chapter14.html



THANKS!

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Re: Struggling w. PS

Postby NYC1010 » Wed Oct 27, 2010 2:17 pm

Any other input would also be appreciated.




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