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"Additional Comments" on secondaries. Do or not do?

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I have a nice essay that I wrote for Mich and Loyola that I'd like to use for secondaries like Finch where they allow you room to make "additional comments."

My question is--do you think it's appropriate to use an essay on Finch that addresses the evolution of my perspective about serving patients? It kinda reads like a personal statement, and it's about one page long. Do you think it's overkill? I want them to actually read this essay, since I believe it's a good one. What is your input on this?
 

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i'd put it in there. every positive thing that they can know about you can only work in your favor. even if they do think it's a little out of place, you are erring on the side of caution i think.
 

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Consider all "optional" questions as mandatory. They would most likely only help you.
 

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I did it last year. I gave Finch a somewhat revised copy of what I wrote for my essay to USF. I got an interview at Finch last year, so it could have only have helped. I think a lot of people end up "recycling" their essays for other schools because it just gets too time consuming to write a bunch of essays, especially when you apply to 32 schools like I did. :)
 

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:( try 34. How many secondaries are you filling out? I want to stop at 22 because of funds.

Thanks for you input guys, I think I'll just throw them another personal statement their way. :laugh: This way i get to have TWO!!
 

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My first thought about this thread:

Do or do not do. There is no try.
 

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Originally posted by Random Access
My first thought about this thread:

Do or do not do. There is no try.

Wise words...Yoda kicks A$$!!
 
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