Category: personal statement


January 13, 2018

From time to time when I would get into a situation where I couldn’t avoid a conversation with my Dad, he would ask me what I was doing with my time, if I was being “productive”. He had some nerve. It would absolutely shame him to know how hard I work, day in and day…

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MFA Bound

August 6, 2015

Personal Statement Twenty years ago when I was tasked with writing a “Personal Statement” to get into college, I didn’t have writer’s block, I had emotional blocks. I skirted around any task that would make me confront my hardship as an abused child with a sick sister of confused and tortured Korean immigrant parents. Growing up,…

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