All the while, I went to practice and everyday, I went home physically and mentally exhausted.
This essay would have been stronger had he actually shown us, perhaps by including a story or describing an event where his confidence made a difference. Harvard, International experience: Living in Switzerland"Je deteste des Americains," said the old Swiss woman sitting across from me.
Her face contorted into a grimace of disgust as she and her friend continued to complain that Americans had no culture, that they never learned another language, and that their inferior customs were spreading throughout Europe like an infectious disease.
The applicant clearly put time into the structure and planning of this essay.
He uses the platform of football to discuss and demonstrate his personal growth and development through the high school years.
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Over the years, playing football has taught me what it takes to succeed.
From months of tough practices, I have gained a hard work ethic.
These occurrences only compounded my fears of playing. Sometimes I made great plays, for which I was congratulated.
Now, as I dawn on my senior year of football and am faced with two starting positions, I feel like a changed person.