Freshman: Personal insight questions | UC Admissions

Hi! I have been reading many UC sample essays and I realized that most of the essay writers talk about how their “world” led them to their decision to study a specific major. Is it necessary or will it help me if I write my essay in that way?
I also have another question (but it is regarding prompt 2 of the UC application essay): Should we only include one example of personal quality/talent/contribution/experience? Will it be okay if we write about two experiences or two personal qualities? Thank you! Your site has been very helpful btw! Love it!

Jul 27, 2015 - UC Application Essay Questions Stay the Same for Fall of 2015.
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I encourage students not to worry too much about how much these count in the application process. You simply don’t know. Concentrate on making each Personal Insight Question essay count as much as possible.


Freshman: Personal insight questions

UC Essays: Get tips and strategies for acing each of the eight Personal Insight questions on the University of California application.
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Hello! I have been reading many UC sample essays and I realized that most of the essay writers talk about how their “world” led them to their decision to study a specific major. Is it necessary or will it help me if I write my essay in that way?
I also have another question (but it is regarding prompt 2 of the UC application essay): Should we only include one example of personal quality/talent/contribution/experience? Will it be okay if we write about two experiences or two personal qualities?