how are these potential topics?

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how are these potential topics?

Postby swtlilsoni » Fri Oct 29, 2010 12:52 am

1. dealing with depression
2. I tend to think very logically and analytically in everything, which has led me to many conflicts with other people who don't think like that. I could talk about how my mindset is and although it may not be popular/the majority, its the way I am, and thus I am meant to be a lawyer.

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Re: how are these potential topics?

Postby Sandro » Fri Oct 29, 2010 1:10 am

swtlilsoni wrote:1. dealing with depression
2. I tend to think very logically and analytically in everything, which has led me to many conflicts with other people who don't think like that. I could talk about how my mindset is and although it may not be popular/the majority, its the way I am, and thus I am meant to be a lawyer.


#2 no. Just no.

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Re: how are these potential topics?

Postby ATR » Fri Oct 29, 2010 1:12 am

Sandro777 wrote:
swtlilsoni wrote:1. dealing with depression
2. I tend to think very logically and analytically in everything, which has led me to many conflicts with other people who don't think like that. I could talk about how my mindset is and although it may not be popular/the majority, its the way I am, and thus I am meant to be a lawyer.


#2 no. Just no.

I agree about #2 - scrap that.

#1 could work, as long as you do it correctly. Do you have any specific experiences that meant something to you? Perhaps explore writing about that.

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Re: how are these potential topics?

Postby swtlilsoni » Fri Oct 29, 2010 1:57 am

lol okay. what was wrong with 2?

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Re: how are these potential topics?

Postby ATR » Fri Oct 29, 2010 2:06 am

swtlilsoni wrote:lol okay. what was wrong with 2?

It makes you sound pretentious/conceited/etc. Like you understand everyone's mindset around you, when you really don't. Also, consider that being an attorney is about conflict resolution and getting into arguments with others who don't think like you conflicts directly with that task. It makes you sound like Spock. I could go on and on.

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Re: how are these potential topics?

Postby ArchRoark » Fri Oct 29, 2010 2:14 am


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Re: how are these potential topics?

Postby ATR » Fri Oct 29, 2010 2:15 am


I remember that. Another good reason to avoid that topic.




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