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  • College Application Essay

    [caption id="attachment_5084" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="The "Not So" Normal College Essay"]Essay[/caption]

    Take a look at this interesting college essay written by comedian Hugh Gallagher who ended up attending New York University:

    College application essay:

    This is an actual essay written by a college applicant. The author,
    Hugh Gallagher, now attends NYU.

    3A. ESSAY: IN ORDER FOR THE ADMISSIONS STAFF OF OUR COLLEGE TO GET TO
    KNOW YOU, THE APPLICANT, BETTER, WE ASK THAT YOU ANSWER THE FOLLOWING
    QUESTION: ARE THERE ANY SIGNIFICANT EXPERIENCES YOU HAVE HAD, OR
    ACCOMPLISHMENTS YOU HAVE REALIZED, THAT HAVE HELPED TO DEFINE YOU AS A
    PERSON?

    I am a dynamic figure, often seen scaling walls and crushing ice. I
    have been known to remodel train stations on my lunch breaks, making
    them more efficient in the area of heat retention. I translate ethnic
    slurs for Cuban refugees, I write award-winning operas, I manage time
    efficiently. Occasionally, I tread water for three days in a row.

    I woo women with my sensuous and godlike trombone playing, I can pilot
    bicycles up severe inclines with unflagging speed, and I cook
    Thirty-Minute Brownies in twenty minutes. I am an expert in stucco, a
    veteran in love, and an outlaw in Peru.

    Using only a hoe and a large glass of water, I once single-handedly
    defended a small village in the Amazon Basin from a horde of ferocious
    army ants. I play bluegrass cello, I was scouted by the Mets, I am the
    subject of numerous documentaries. When I'm bored, I build large
    suspension bridges in my yard. I enjoy urban hang gliding. On
    Wednesdays, after school, I repair electrical appliances free of
    charge.

    I am an abstract artist, a concrete analyst, and a ruthless bookie.
    Critics worldwide swoon over my original line of corduroy evening wear.
    I don't perspire. I am a private citizen, yet I receive fan mail. I
    have been caller number nine and have won the weekend passes. Last
    summer I toured New Jersey with a traveling centrifugal-force
    demonstration. I bat .400. My deft floral arrangements have earned me
    fame in international botany circles. Children trust me.

    I can hurl tennis rackets at small moving objects with deadly accuracy.
    I once read Paradise Lost, Moby Dick, and David Copperfield in one day
    and still had time to refurbish an entire dining room that evening. I
    know the exact location of every food item in the supermarket. I have
    performed several covert operations for the CIA. I sleep once a week;
    when I do sleep, I sleep in a chair. While on vacation in Canada, I
    successfully negotiated with a group of terrorists who had seized a
    small bakery. The laws of physics do not apply to me.

    I balance, I weave, I dodge, I frolic, and my bills are all paid. On
    weekends, to let off steam, I participate in full-contact origami.
    Years ago I discovered the meaning of life but forgot to write it down.
    I have made extraordinary four course meals using only a mouli and a
    toaster oven. I breed prizewinning clams. I have won bullfights in San
    Juan, cliff-diving competitions in Sri Lanka, and spelling bees at the
    Kremlin. I have played Hamlet, I have performed open-heart surgery, and
    I have spoken with Elvis.

    But I have not yet gone to college.

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