Paragraph 2: Sociologist Lev Vygotsky believed that peers play a major role in an individual’s development and learning.The students and friends with whom I grew up were extraordinarily bright, competitive, and creative.
Conversations concerning classroom topics and related materials have been limited.
I have not been sufficiently challenged or stimulated by my peers. Also, the applicant writes positively about her current school, citing, for example, its small class size and the seminar formats.
The highly motivated professors, who encourage participation, have been the highlight of my experience thus far.
However, the level of student interaction has not been gratifying.
That is, if you’re writing a non-school-specific Common Application main essay, much of your essay will discuss why your current school isn’t your best fit.
On the other hand, your school-specific “why” transfer essay must focus on the aspects of that particular school that align with your needs or the type of college experience that you seek.
In high school, discussions and opinions on almost any subject were spontaneous and interesting.
At Central State, the small class size and the seminar formats have presented a great setting in which to learn.
If you decide to feature an anecdote in your introduction, create a vivid image (or movie) of a piece of your life in the reader’s mind. Other than including a short transition, avoid dragging this story into the next paragraph.
Don’t make this episode the sole content of your essay.