A very embarassing question, about my undecent background

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dupontcircle
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A very embarassing question, about my undecent background

Postby dupontcircle » Wed Nov 28, 2012 11:56 pm

First I promise what I am saying here are all true, I am not trying to attract people's attention, I need some real advice and help.
2 years ago, I had hard time to find a job after grad school so I became an independent escort . I be arrested a few weeks later for prostitution , no jail time, no conviction , all charges are dropped and the arrest record was expunged.
Unfortunately I didn't learn from my lesson, I worked for a big escort agency for about two years since then. During that two years I made a lot of money, plus I live a very modest life and don't have any bad addictions, so from my escort work I saved enough money for my law school tuition.
About half a year ago I was tired of escorting, so I decided to go back to school. I took LSAT and did 170+.
Now I am filling applications and found out some schools ask for arrest record even it is expunged. I don't know how to declare my past to the schools, I feel what I did is even worse than those drug or alcohol involved crimes, some top schools I used to think I have pretty decent chance to get in, now I am not sure if I should even apply.
I know I don't deserve any sympathy ; I made all my life choice myself , no one ever forced me. But I am at a point that I really want to change my life. I can't go back to my old business , going to law school is my last chance to back to a normal life.
Anyone any suggestion please?

plus a joke I always told to my client: what is in common between lawyer s and hookers----they both like screwing people for money.

LegalMikey
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Re: A very embarassing question, about my undecent background

Postby LegalMikey » Thu Nov 29, 2012 12:05 am

I'd probably leave out the part about the joke in your application.

dupontcircle
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Re: A very embarassing question, about my undecent background

Postby dupontcircle » Thu Nov 29, 2012 12:08 am

LegalMikey wrote:I'd probably leave out the part about the joke in your application.

sorry, just couldn't resist. bad joke.

patentlybored
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Re: A very embarassing question, about my undecent background

Postby patentlybored » Thu Nov 29, 2012 12:19 am

Pics or it didn't happen / what's the going rate

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Re: A very embarassing question, about my undecent background

Postby Swimp » Thu Nov 29, 2012 12:33 am

120. Shamefully bad flame.

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Re: A very embarassing question, about my undecent background

Postby RodneyBoonfield » Thu Nov 29, 2012 12:38 am

dupontcircle wrote:I be arrested a few weeks later for prostitution , no jail time, no conviction , all charges are dropped and the arrest record was expunged.

dupontcircle wrote:I know I don't deserve any sympathy ; I made all my life choice myself ,

dupontcircle wrote: I can't go back to my old business , going to law school is my last chance to back to a normal life.


There is some gold here. I must say that my favorite part of this is all of the spacing between the punctuation and , of course , the words

Great joke by the way. 180. Never heard that one before.
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Re: A very embarassing question, about my undecent background

Postby Rock4321 » Thu Nov 29, 2012 12:39 am

If you're not a troll, you should know that a good number of top schools don't require you to disclose anything other than convictions and pending charges. For those that ask for full disclosure of every run-in with the law, I'd recommend doing so and writing a brief addendum owning up to your past mistakes. I'd be surprised if your history damages you all that much at these schools since it appears you were never convicted of a crime.

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Re: A very embarassing question, about my undecent background

Postby cinephile » Thu Nov 29, 2012 12:47 am

It seems a bit much to confess to things outside of what you've been charged with or to explain your motivations for engaging in prostitution. Just keep it short and simple, mention the one arrest and nothing else about how you continued as an escort for the next two years.

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Re: A very embarassing question, about my undecent background

Postby rinkrat19 » Thu Nov 29, 2012 1:00 am

On the off-chance that this is not a flame...

Your writing will hurt you worse than your past.

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Re: A very embarassing question, about my undecent background

Postby nygrrrl » Thu Nov 29, 2012 1:05 am

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