Why This Common App Essay Worked: Prompt #2 “The Lessons ...
The linearity of this prompt allows you to follow a pretty straightforward outline for your essay: context, obstacle, reaction, result. ... universal meaning. ... I knew from the board members’ expressions and the audience’s thunderous approval that I had run quite a race. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough; the board voted down our proposal.
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