Why I Would Make An Excellent University Of Law 's Student Body

809 Words Oct 1st, 2016 4 Pages
The purpose of this essay is to explain why I would make an excellent addition to Houston College of Law’s student body. One of my aspirations in life is to become the country’s first openly gay Supreme Court Justice, I want to represent a wide variety of views, that normally would not have a seat at the table; becoming a lawyer is the first step toward my goals. I will begin by explaining why I went into Political Science. Then I will highlight some the most beneficial skills and experiences that I gained during my undergraduate career. Lastly, I will summarize why I would make an excellent law student and, an exceptional Supreme Court Justice.
During my junior year of high school, I did a project on the Harlem Renascence. I was surprised by what I found. I learned about a number of Black musicians, artist, authors and activist who had dominated their respective fields. I found myself emphasizing with their struggles, and being proud of their accomplishments. After my project on the Harlem Renascence, I started to more closely identify with being Black. I was particularly keen on the writings of W.E.B DuBois. He wrote a letter to the United Nations asking them to intervene on behalf of the people of color in America. It was clearly a futile attempt to change things. The U.N was not going to indict their strongest member. However, thought it was commendable that DuBois still took a stand. His letter was articulate and well-constructed. DuBois inspired me to hone my…

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