Why UVA necessity?

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ColtsFan88
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Why UVA necessity?

Postby ColtsFan88 » Wed Oct 26, 2011 10:19 pm

How important is it to write a why UVA essay? I would love to go there, but I won't be able to visit until after I have applied and hopefully been accepted. I want to practice in DC, which is primarily why I want to apply there.

Should I risk not writing one or risk it coming off as insincere since I haven't visited?

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Re: Why UVA necessity?

Postby JamMasterJ » Wed Oct 26, 2011 10:23 pm

Write it; it're really important. Look at the website and pick out a few things you like, then just get it done.

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Re: Why UVA necessity?

Postby ColtsFan88 » Wed Oct 26, 2011 10:24 pm

JamMasterJ wrote:Write it; it're really important. Look at the website and pick out a few things you like, then just get it done.


Thanks, that's what I was planning on doing. Just wanted some reassurance.

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Re: Why UVA necessity?

Postby bdubs » Wed Oct 26, 2011 10:26 pm

Are you a VA resident? Are you planning to ED?

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Re: Why UVA necessity?

Postby ColtsFan88 » Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:25 pm

bdubs wrote:Are you a VA resident? Are you planning to ED?


No to both.

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Re: Why UVA necessity?

Postby bdubs » Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:07 am

ColtsFan88 wrote:
bdubs wrote:Are you a VA resident? Are you planning to ED?


No to both.


Chances of getting in are very, very low. I would put the why UVA essay at the end of your to do list, after laundry, and having fun. ;-)

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Re: Why UVA necessity?

Postby jasonxu89 » Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:12 am

JamMasterJ wrote:Write it; it're really important. Look at the website and pick out a few things you like, then just get it done.


Why it is really important? I don't see any indication of a why essay in the instruction. If I am going to write it, include in the addenda?

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Re: Why UVA necessity?

Postby JamMasterJ » Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:23 am

jasonxu89 wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:Write it; it're really important. Look at the website and pick out a few things you like, then just get it done.


Why it is really important? I don't see any indication of a why essay in the instruction. If I am going to write it, include in the addenda?

common TLS wisdom. Not sure why

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Re: Why UVA necessity?

Postby jasonxu89 » Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:28 am

JamMasterJ wrote:
jasonxu89 wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:Write it; it're really important. Look at the website and pick out a few things you like, then just get it done.


Why it is really important? I don't see any indication of a why essay in the instruction. If I am going to write it, include in the addenda?

common TLS wisdom. Not sure why


So it is better to write an why essay for every school I apply?

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Re: Why UVA necessity?

Postby Curious1 » Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:30 am

jasonxu89 wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:
jasonxu89 wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:Write it; it're really important. Look at the website and pick out a few things you like, then just get it done.


Why it is really important? I don't see any indication of a why essay in the instruction. If I am going to write it, include in the addenda?

common TLS wisdom. Not sure why


So it is better to write an why essay for every school I apply?


Everything except the T6. They know why you want to go.




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