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Please write an essay, approximately 500-700 words (typically one page) in length on one of following topics.  Check the box for your topic.  USC's speaker series "What Matters to Me and Why" asks faculty and staff to reflect on their values, beliefs,  and motivations. Presenters talk about choices they have made, difficulties encountered, and commitments  solidified. Write an essay about an event or experience that helped you learn what is important to you and why it  is important. Visions and Voices  is a university-wide arts and humanities initiative that seeks to transform students' 
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Unformatted text preview: perspectives through presentations and performances by top artists, writers, and scholars. Tell us about a creative project, performance or other work of yours and how it reflects your vision or voice. Thomas Edison failed many times before successfully inventing the modern electric light bulb. He said, "If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward." Reflect on a challenge you overcame through persistence....
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2010 for the course ENGLISH 12345 taught by Professor Handley during the Spring '09 term at Saddleback.

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