UC Personal Insight Question 3 Explained

Danielle Bianchi Golod walks you through the new 3rd essay prompt from the University of California application.
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I usually say to my students that they should NOT write about a sport or about playing a musical instrument because it is challenging to make the response sound any different from another athlete or musician. Most students talk about all the time they put into the activity, how they learned the meaning of perseverance, hard work, and grit. I have read students’ essays for over 16 years and I cannot count how many essays discuss that theme.

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