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What should Africa trip college essay include?

Question: In my major college essay, I discuss a my trip to Africa. I was wondering if I should include a brief summary of what I did there or should I just say what I learned and have gained from it?

It's hard to answer your question because it seems that what you learned from being in Africa would be intertwined with what you did there. Thus it would be necessary to reveal at least some of the purpose of your trip as you discuss what you gained from it.

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