Ollege application supplemental essay 300 words maximum

College admissions states: Respond to one of the following quotations in an essay of not more than 300 words. It is not necessary to research, read, or refer to the texts from which these quotations are taken; we are looking for original, personal responses to these short excerpts. Remember that your essay should be personal in nature and not simply an argumentative essay.
–a?Difficulty need not foreshadow despair or defeat. Rather achievement can be all the more satisfying because of obstacles surmounted.a? –Attributed to William Hastie, Amherst Class of 1925, the first African-American to serve as a judge for the United States Court of Appeals.

This prompt appeals to me because I have ADD and I am not able to tolerate any medications for it, so I struggle with focusing, organizing my thoughts for writing, finishing assignments in a timely manner, remembering to hand in assignments, organizing my materials, and time management skills. Yet, despite all of these weaknesses, I have still managed to get pretty good grades (4.2 weighted gpa) and a fairly high ACT score (32). Writing is hard for me because it is so difficult for me to focus and I can stare at a blank page for hours trying to figure out what I want to say. In fact, that was the topic of my main common application essay. I can send that essay to you if it will help you “knowme better.