ForumCategory: EssaysShould I avoid the college essay topic of "fitting in" if I’m Asian and applying to top tier schools?
Sarah asked 3 months ago

I’m an upcoming senior working on the college app essay. Should I avoid the “immigrant cliche” topic?

1 Answers
Susanna de Chenonceau Staff answered 3 months ago

Hi Sarah!  Can you explain what you mean about “immigrant cliché”? Immigrants tend to have vastly different stories of their immigration, so yours could be bland or extraordinary. I need more info.  🙂
Yay, college! 
Susanna