Diversity Statement critique

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Diversity Statement critique

Postby cd1945 » Sun Oct 23, 2016 12:34 pm

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Re: Diversity Statement critique

Postby cavalier1138 » Sun Oct 23, 2016 12:38 pm

This doesn't strike me as a terribly useful diversity statement. Kids make fun of other kids for their appearance all the time; that doesn't give you a unique perspective that will contribute to a law school.

You're not required to write a diversity statement for a reason: not everyone brings uncommon backgrounds and life stories to law school. There's nothing wrong with just admitting that you're not going to be all that unique compared to other law students.

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Re: Diversity Statement critique

Postby sweets91 » Sun Oct 23, 2016 12:43 pm

I agree. It's a cute story, but also seems forced when you label it a diversity statement.

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Re: Diversity Statement critique

Postby ashrice13 » Sun Oct 23, 2016 12:44 pm

I'm honestly not sure if this is a joke....

Either way, if you really want to write a diversity statement it's probably better found here:
"...in a Chinese school where kids wear the same uniform and the same short haircut."

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Re: Diversity Statement critique

Postby cd1945 » Sun Oct 23, 2016 12:51 pm

cavalier1138 wrote:This doesn't strike me as a terribly useful diversity statement. Kids make fun of other kids for their appearance all the time; that doesn't give you a unique perspective that will contribute to a law school.

You're not required to write a diversity statement for a reason: not everyone brings uncommon backgrounds and life stories to law school. There's nothing wrong with just admitting that you're not going to be all that unique compared to other law students.


That's what I thought, hence I asked here.
I found my answer here, appreciate it.

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Re: Diversity Statement critique

Postby cd1945 » Sun Oct 23, 2016 12:54 pm

[quote="ashrice13"]I'm honestly not sure if this is a joke....

Either way, if you really want to write a diversity statement it's probably better found here:
"...in a Chinese school where kids wear the same uniform and the same short haircut."

Thanks for the advice! I figure I'll just skip this task :)



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