Jack_Kelly wrote:How on Earth do people write non-ironically positive essays about themselves? Every personal statement I try to write makes me die inside 20% more.
Write an essay about your friend "John" that has all of the same attributes and experiences as you. "John is the best. John learned to love the law while growing up in small-town Mississippi and thus living as a background character in a Grisham novel". Then change the "Johns" to "I".