College Essay Grader Shares Excerpts Depicting Immigrants

Author: Nick Hazelrigg
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Marcos M. Villatoro, a writing teacher who grades college essays at Mount St. Mary’s University, recently shared excerpts of college essays depicting the immigrant experience with the Los Angeles Times. The excerpts depicted the difficulties the writers faced being undocumented immigrants in America, including a story about one applicant’s mother fearing being separated from her daughter at the border. The second excerpt deals with the difficulty of a family member being deported and the pressures to write about being undocumented in college admissions statements despite the fact the writer didn’t feel like that defined her.

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College Essay Grader Shares Excerpts Depicting Immigrants

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