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    Default The greatest essay question ever.

    While I was looking around on University of Chicago's website I found this;



    Kudos since most people would have no idea as to how the hell to answer this without over thinking it or making it too simple.

    https://collegeadmissions.uchicago.edu/apply/essays/

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    if i had a horse for every time i heard that, i'd have 2 horse Pants's Avatar
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    that's no joke. i think he hangs out with Carmen Sandiego a bunch, so start there.


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    I do things like get in a taxi and say, "The library, and step on it. Lord's Avatar
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    started writing this in my head: waldo is a clear representation of what we, as a basic human, impulsive wish for
    Well, I open my eyes and I see things. I've seen spirits moving through the walls. I've seen a vortex coming through the wall. I've seen amorphous little balls of light bouncing all around in the front yard through the window. I've seen giant bugs on the floor. I was in a hotel room in Amarillo, Texas, and all I remember is standing on the bed and seeing the whole wall in front of me filled with lights that were [makes popping sound] popping like popcorn out of the wall. Then I'll wake up and I go "Wow, I was standing on my bed and staring at this wall."

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    I do things like get in a taxi and say, "The library, and step on it. Lord's Avatar
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    and as such, he is always just out of eyeshot... just out of reach
    Well, I open my eyes and I see things. I've seen spirits moving through the walls. I've seen a vortex coming through the wall. I've seen amorphous little balls of light bouncing all around in the front yard through the window. I've seen giant bugs on the floor. I was in a hotel room in Amarillo, Texas, and all I remember is standing on the bed and seeing the whole wall in front of me filled with lights that were [makes popping sound] popping like popcorn out of the wall. Then I'll wake up and I go "Wow, I was standing on my bed and staring at this wall."

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    He is the friendly Slenderman.

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    these kinds of 'creative' admissions essay questions strongly offend my sensibilities for reasons i cant entirely pinpoint

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    Waldo is the inextricable fruit of life that we want to be in every scene to connect us with our personal realities and hopes. We want meaningless Kafkaesque public events to have some connections with our personal goals: but they don't, and Waldo, elusive as he is, allows us to face up to that. Waldo is in the bottom of our hearts.

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    One of my favourite Community episodes was that episode when that guy writes a thesis on the sitcom "Who's the boss?", trying to identify "But who, exactly, is the boss?" One of the only episodes that ever really touched on the academic community and how stupid they are

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    in a fucking book

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    Rayne scored very poorly in creativity, but got a C in humour

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    the use of ironic vulgar slang deserves at least a b

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    "Have you tried googling it?"

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    C+ RAYNE, I'M BEING GENEROUS HERE

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    Why did America change Wally to "Waldo". Do you not have anyone called Wally in America?

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    "Wally" is an insult for a useless, idiotic person. It would be too cruel.

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    It is in Britain as well.

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    but honestly if people used an answer similar to mine in the application theyd be in the minority because most people would probably go the pretentiously intellectual philosophising route

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    I guess it's a mystery.

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    this thread is waldope brah


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