9 months ago
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How do I avoid redundancy in supplements if I talk about academic interest in my personal essay?

I used my common app essay to talk about my academic interests and why I'm passionate about them, but now things are a little tricky for me. A few of the supplements I have to write ask me why I'm interested in my major, but I don't want to be redundant. What's the best way to approach these essays in this situation? I know I should approach it from a different angle, but I'm not sure how to do so. Any advice would be appreciated!

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9 months ago

I'm not really sure but I can only think of two ways which probably are bad but:

1) You could try to find a different experience from what you wrote in your essay.

2) Focus more on what you hope to do with that major (I think this is a bit more difficult though) if you haven't already.

I hope that someone else who has better creativity than me can provide a more sufficient answer to your question.


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