why X essay. a must? necessary? recommended? discouraged?

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rachelwang712
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why X essay. a must? necessary? recommended? discouraged?

Postby rachelwang712 » Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:43 pm

I actually have no strong preference among T6-14. any school will do. I dont know if I should write a why X to each school cause it will be copy paste thing actually.

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Re: why X essay. a must? necessary? recommended? discouraged?

Postby tennisking88 » Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:45 pm

If you have nothing original to say, don't say it. I would bet that the last thing ad comms wanna read is yet another generic statement about how interesting Clinic X seems and how much you love city Y.

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Re: why X essay. a must? necessary? recommended? discouraged?

Postby Strange » Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:46 pm

People around here seem to think they are super important. I tend to think schools won't even read them. But nobody really knows. If you're just going to copy and paste, don't do it. But IMO it shouldn't take more than an hour to write each one from scratch.

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Re: why X essay. a must? necessary? recommended? discouraged?

Postby rachelwang712 » Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:56 pm

Strange wrote:People around here seem to think they are super important. I tend to think schools won't even read them. But nobody really knows. If you're just going to copy and paste, don't do it. But IMO it shouldn't take more than an hour to write each one from scratch.


what is normally included? if not how i love X how X is brilliant stuff


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Re: why X essay. a must? necessary? recommended? discouraged?

Postby rachelwang712 » Tue Nov 08, 2011 12:31 am

gaud wrote:http://www.top-law-schools.com/writing-effective-why-x-addendum.html



thx for the link. i did not notice that was already mentioned.

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Re: why X essay. a must? necessary? recommended? discouraged?

Postby theadvancededit » Tue Nov 08, 2011 12:48 pm

tennisking88 wrote:If you have nothing original to say, don't say it. I would bet that the last thing ad comms wanna read is yet another generic statement about how interesting Clinic X seems and how much you love city Y.


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