You can’t let those types of things get you down as you never know who or what you will begin to love and cherish.
Everything gets better even when it seems like your world is crumbling.
What does the adcom actually want to know about the challenges you’ve overcome?
In this short video, Linda Abraham shares the answer to this often-asked question: Do you have questions about addressing obstacles you’ve overcome in your application essays?
Some deal with them differently and decide that they can’t beat the troubles they feel.
They decide it has all been too much and that their life is no longer worth living.
If you're rushed and stressed, you'll write less effectively. If you have trouble thinking of examples, ask a friend or family member, or flip through old journals and photo albums.
Brainstorm challenges you have faced and write them down. Choose a challenge you've overcome, and make sure your topic is something you feel proud of and are interested in.
It’s like a giant domino effect, one good deed or action can lead to an endless amount of others.
Sometimes you feel like you can’t do it all yourself and that’s where others come into play, while you may feel alone there is always someone that loves you and wants to help you succeed or do what you want in life. Your parents could be in a time of disagreement, you’re being bullied, the gender you like isn’t seen as “normal”, or you and your best friend are looking through different glasses, there will always be greener pastures and new friends or even sometimes new parents will appear.