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β€’ 10/08/2020 at 05:14PM

Are optional essays are required?
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12th grade pass

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@NurseLetty10/11/2020 at 07:32PM

WARNING CV members, @Niki, and @Satishgaikwad are the same people. This TROLL is a line cutter who never earns their Karma points legitimately so please do not help them on their ESSAY in the PEER ESSAY REVIEW

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β€’ 10/08/2020 at 05:22PM

Yes, it is necessary. If you really want join that college. Please write it.

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@DebaterMAX10/08/2020 at 06:06PM

Please refer to my answer as this is 100% wrong and I suspect a troll.

@NurseLetty10/11/2020 at 07:32PM

WARNING CV members, @Niki, and @Satishgaikwad are the same people. This TROLL is a line cutter who never earns their Karma points legitimately so please do not help them on their ESSAY in the PEER ESSAY REVIEW

@vassarfudge10/11/2020 at 07:42PM

Yep, this SATISH GAIKWAD is a troll who is trying to get free Karma. Probably did this no less than 10 times already. Do not essay review for SATISH GAIKWAD!

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β€’ 10/08/2020 at 05:24PM

As the name says, they are optional, but I strongly recommend you write them, it is a additional chance to show the university who you are apart from your academic profile!

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β€’ 10/09/2020 at 02:20PM

Just going to add my answer since the advice here is varying a bit. You should complete most optional essays, as they allow you to share more about yourself, and demonstrate your interest in the school. That said, if the optional essay is something like "explain an unusual circumstance," and you have nothing to explain, then you can leave it blank with no penalty.

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@NurseLetty10/11/2020 at 07:33PM

WARNING CV members, @Niki, and @Satishgaikwad are the same people. This TROLL is a line cutter who never earns their Karma points legitimately so please do not help them on their ESSAY in the PEER ESSAY REVIEW

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β€’ 10/09/2020 at 02:06AM

Not necessarily, if you're looking to be admitted to a competitive school, I would say absolutely they are, but a college with a higher acceptance rate, I would say that as long as you had a reasonable high school profile, and especially if you have a strong academic profile.

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β€’ 10/09/2020 at 02:51AM

If you want to stand out then yes. Its a chance to add to you narrative and personalize your application

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β€’ 10/08/2020 at 05:36PM

Miriam Webster defines optional as "involving an option, not compulsory" (compulsory meaning necessary/needed) so its not required. Contrary to Yolanda's answer you should write essays only for schools that are reaches and targets and safety schools that have an elite program such as Honors that you want to get into. So that's my advice if you are a decent or better writer if you arent a good writer either don't do the optional essays or heavily edit them to make them great. Collegevines peer essay review is a great tool!

Please comment if you need clarification as Id happily help! :-)

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@DebaterMAX10/08/2020 at 06:06PM [edited]

Why is this downvoted? If you can tell me what's wrong with my answer please tell me.