Your Common Application Essay: Make A Strong Start!

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A sixth finger has started to grow out of the side of my left hand.

No, my hands are still normal, but I'm hoping that I might have grabbed your attention with that opening. I'd like to write about strong essay beginnings today -- the art of the start.

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