(Applications Advice, Letters of Recommendation . . . )
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ponderingmeerkat wrote:I would. Fuck yea. That's a cool life story.
Agreed - DS is not a code name for URM statement. Schools just want to see what makes you diverse, in any sense, from other applicants and future classmates. They just want to know what experiences you can bring to the table that might give you a unique perspective. Sounds to me like your experiences fit the bill!
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- Mr. Archer
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Yes, you should write one. Also, later you should look into whether you qualify for diversity fairs (don't know all the specifics of the situation but knew a person who would not be a URM usually but was an ethnic minority of the Eastern-European home country and qualified).
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judill wrote:Has it had any significant impact on your life? Do you have anything specific to write about that would paint a clearer picture of you on your app? If not, don't write something forced just to write a DS.
That's a good way of framing it - thanks for all the responses!