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2 years ago
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Would it be a bad idea to write my essay on how I like to learn on my own?
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Hey yall,

Like the title says, Im worried about writing my personal essay about learning on my own. Ive learned a lot on my own, but its not for lack of resources from school. Its just I prefer learning with projects I feel passionate about and want to persue. Im worried colleges looking at my essay and going "oh, well, then, he wont need us". Is this baseless, or should I not write my essay with that topic?

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2 years ago

No! that is not what the college shall feel, instead of just telling that you like learning on your own show an instance when you learned on your own the experience and journey, and maybe include how you used the help of something to learn on your own may be the internet or a little guidance.

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