How do I avoid sounding like a gloomy person in an essay talking about overcoming adversity? Answered
I wrote my essay about overcoming adversity. My essay is about half describing what I went through and the other half describing what I learned and how the lessons I learned will be valuable for me in the future. But I still feel like my essay does give of this gloomy vibe like “everything was horrible” kind of tone and I’m wondering how can I avoid that.
I agree with @rahmah - it's best to focus less on the challenge, and more on the process of overcoming it. We have an article that may help: https://blog.collegevine.com/overcoming-challenges-essay/. You can also give our peer essay review a shot :) It's much easier to give feedback when you have the essay in front of you!