Princeton Main Essay 19

Princeton Main Essay 19 - Evaluate a significant...

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Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or  ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you. Mathematics and Crayons The eighth grade playground was brutal. People who cut the lunch line  became tarnished for eternity as villains. It was hard for any other crime to be as  revolting, as devilish, as cutting. However, if there was one felony worse than  cutting the lunch line, it had to be seat-stealing. Therefore, the day Molly began  stealing my assigned perfect-splinter-free seat, I knew she had declared all-out  war. Ordinarily, this called for a brutal best-of-nine match of Rock-Paper- Scissors. But this time, I took it a step further. I had to cream her in Mrs.  Massaro’s weekly problem-solving contests. The Friday before Winter Break, I had beaten her in the first nine  problems. Molly York’s reign of seat-stealing would finally come to an end. I was  pumped. Moving on to the last problem of the set, I read, “How many paths in 
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