Michigan Optional Essays

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Michigan Optional Essays

Postby lawschoolboundfuture » Fri Aug 17, 2012 6:00 pm

Michigan has 8 optional essays of which you can write up to two of them. Which ones are people planning to write (http://www.law.umich.edu/prospectivestu ... /jdapp.pdf)

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Re: Michigan Optional Essays

Postby JDizzle2015 » Fri Aug 17, 2012 7:14 pm

At the minimum, you should write numero uno. UM really wants to know why you think you are a good fit for them & why you think they are a good fit for you. The second essay allows a little more freedom for you to be able to express something interesting/memorable about yourself. I just tweaked my diversity statement and used it for topic number seven when I applied.

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Re: Michigan Optional Essays

Postby soj » Fri Aug 17, 2012 9:43 pm

I did One (Why Mich) and Seven (DS), too. Some DSs might fit better under Essay Five, but I imagine most would fit under Essay Seven.

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Re: Michigan Optional Essays

Postby No13baby » Fri Aug 17, 2012 10:04 pm

I only did a Why Michigan (1) and got in.

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