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Re: The optional essay [#permalink] New post 06 Sep 2008, 10:03
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J.,

It depends on whether you have other more value-added material that will get bumped by focusing the optional essay on your medical condition. However, since you say the condition was life-changing it sounds like it would be something you'd want to discuss at length in an essay. If you've already done so in one of the non-optional essays, then you may want to focus the optional essay on other, new material.

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