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College Essay About Misdemeanor Charge?

Question: I'm a good student, active in many extracurriculars, and have maintained a 3.9. However, this past summer I made a poor decision and was charged with a misdemeanor. The consequences of my actions however, changed my entire outlook on life. I was wondering if it would be a good or bad idea to write my essay about this experience?

If you're comfortable telling me what your "poor decision" was, I can better advise you. Also, since it was in the summer, can I assume that this didn't affect your school record ... no disciplinary action at school, suspension, etc.?

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