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Should I fill out the supplemental essay?

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My last semester of college I seriously slacked off (1.58 gpa) and the rest of the semesters I had above a 3.0. Should I fill out the supplemental essay to explain the drop in performance? The problem is I don't really have a good reason for my poor performance it was just immaturity. I already had a job and wasn't planning on attending graduate school so I just blew everything off.

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New post 04 Mar 2014, 02:46
swade0 wrote:
Hi,

My last semester of college I seriously slacked off (1.58 gpa) and the rest of the semesters I had above a 3.0. Should I fill out the supplemental essay to explain the drop in performance? The problem is I don't really have a good reason for my poor performance it was just immaturity. I already had a job and wasn't planning on attending graduate school so I just blew everything off.

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I'd say you pretty much have to write SOMETHING about it. Even if its just to say "I don't really have any good excuse, but I was immature and made a mistake."

I feel its always better to attack issues like these head on.

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