3A Essay - 3A Essay Hugh Gallagher, 1990 Gallagher...

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3A Essay Hugh Gallagher, 1990 Gallagher submitted the following essay for college admissions and ultimately attended NYU. Essay: In order for the admissions staff of our college to get to know you, the applicant, better, we ask that you answer the following question: Are there any significant experiences you have had, or accomplishments you have realized, that have helped to define you as a person? I am a dynamic figure, often seen scaling walls and crushing ice. I have been known to remodel train stations on my lunch breaks, making them more efficient in the area of heat retention. I translate ethnic slurs for Cuban refugees, I write award-winning operas, I manage time efficiently. Occasionally, I tread water for three days in a row. I woo women with my sensuous and godlike trombone playing, I can pilot bicycles up severe inclines with unflagging speed, and I cook Thirty-Minute Brownies in twenty minutes. I am an expert in stucco, a veteran in love, and an outlaw in Peru. Using only a hoe and a large glass of water, I once single-handedly defended a small
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2011 for the course WRT 200 taught by Professor Annmariehorbey during the Spring '11 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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