Princeton Main Essay 13

Princeton Main Essay 13 - 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. Let’s talk about eighth grade playground rules. Cutting the lunch line undoubtedly  was the worst sin. But high up there among the seven deadly sins involved seat-stealing.  The day Emma began stealing my perfect-blue-splinter-free seat I had been assigned, I  knew she had declared war. Rather than fighting the war through Rock-Paper-Scissors, I  was determined to bury her in the problem-solving contests Mrs. Massaro gave each  week.  Naturally, after the first few problem-solving sessions, we had reconciled and  become friends. But, competing with her remained a fun challenge.  The Friday before Winter Break, I was blazing. I had solved the first nine  questions faster than her. Moving onto the last problem of the set, I read, “How many  paths in this maze can the cat take to catch the mouse?” I began delving into a maze of 
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