Name: Eugene Alex VinogradovQuestion: [A]Describe a setback that you have faced. How did you resolve it? How did the outcome affect you? If something similar happened in the future, how would you react? Reading the rejection letter from the University of Michigan was something I had not looked forward to. I was deeply saddened and my family was disappointed. It had always been a dream of mine, as well as my family’s, that one day I would attend the University of Michigan. Although, there was nothing I could do to change their minds then, I was determined that I could do something now. It was I who put myself in this situation and it is I who will get myself out. I was determined to work as hard as ever during my freshman year at Michigan State University, and re-apply as a transfer to the University of Michigan. My first semester at Michigan State University was not easy, but I managed to do well with very good grades. I had to get used to the college experience and learn to balance my time between studying and social activities.
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