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I am a twin and I was thinking of writing my personal statement on something related to that but unsure of how to angle it. Does anyone have any advice? Or personal experience writing a twin essay?

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9 months ago

I would approach this subject with caution because your goal should be to separate yourself from your twin (as an individual) and show self-growth. You can write it beautifully, but you have to be careful. There are already many twin essays out there and you want to stand out.

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9 months ago

Hey there @milklover321!

Being a twin wasn't something you chose, but it probably shaped your childhood experiences in a certain way. Maybe you could pick a facet of your identity that was a choice (activities you persue, chosen major, something you like, etc.) and compare your experience with that to being a twin, which wasn't a choice. You could talk about how you and your twin are different, but may be perceived as similar because you're twins.

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9 months ago

Hello! Random idea, but you could talk about how you developed your own personality and separate life from your twin! Wishing you the best!

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