This was my “About Me” on my facebook after undergrad before law school and graduate school:

“After applying to grad school, I have decided I REALLY should have spent my undergraduate career running marathons for Chechnian puppies while volunteering with Pakistani orphans who sewed Afghans for Bosnian refugees who only used fair-trade wool from the Peruvian women’s collective I started one summer in my spare time while preserving the Brazilian Rain Forest and attempting to stave off over-fishing of the Ecuadorian coast line. Despite knowing people who have gotten into graduate school and supposedly did not do this, I think they’re lying to me.”

Between undergrad and law school, I did not do this, but I know why I should have.

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