Re: Being somewhat well off counts as diversity?
Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2013 11:36 pm
Law School Discussion Forums
ManOfTheMinute wrote:Anonymous User wrote:URM here. I wanted to write about my family and how we got where we are. The thing is my family belongs to the top 10% and I have no idea how admission committee will take this. I want to show that they came from extremely poor backgrounds and that I been thought the value of hard work for real.
Would you recommend this subject or just leave it out?
It seems a lot of people write about how they overcame the obstacle of being poor but never about being well off.
You're URM. Do NOT mention the fact that you're rich.