Princeton Main Essay 18

Princeton Main Essay 18 - 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 Let’s talk about eighth grade playground rules. People who cut the lunch  line became tarnished for eternity as villains. But if there was one thing 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 flattened 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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