Confidently striding in her size six shoes from the Atlantic Rayon Corporation to the Industrial National Bank, she worked two jobs to support her family.
Every morning, she awoke early in her small home in Cranston, Rhode Island, to prepare seven brown paper-bag lunches for her children.
The admissions folks get a lot of essays that focus on a parent, and your writing won't stand out if you simply make generic points about parenting.
If you find yourself making points like "my Dad was a great role model" or "my mother always pushed me to do my best," rethink your approach to the question.
And, I am able to accomplish my dreams because my positive attitude mirrors that of my grandma’s.
Now, Grandma glanced at her family dancing, eating, and laughing together.
The act of describing requires very little critical thought, and as a result, it doesn't demonstrate the kind of analytical, reflective, and thoughtful writing that will be required of you in college.
Be sure to examine There is nothing wrong with writing about one of your parents for this essay, but make sure your relationship with your parent is unusual and compelling in some way.
Fourteen little rug rats rushed up to me to be the first one to ask me to dance.
Unabashedly, all of the sixteen grandchildren shimmied and sang until the music died with the last song, “American Pie.” I secretly love this crazy and embarrassing family.