Applying to an American University of a South Korean Descent
... to an American University of a South Korean Descent
Being of a South Korean descent and applying to an American university is not short of a strange thing to do. But ever since I have been young, I have been somewhat a social anomaly, I always thought differently and worked differently from other people my age and that is why, I believe, I deserve a place at your college because I know what it is like first-hand to be different and discriminated against, and for once, I am asking for positive discrimination.
My life has not been ordinary to say the least. As soon as I came of age, I had to serve in the Korean army for 2 years, and for most men my age, that was a time of pride and elation. I, however...