It was kind of a weird question for a college essay.
"Discuss one situation in
which you were right and wish you hadn't been."
I could name ten.
Well, your high school experience
hasn't been exactly typical.
You hated it. No. No.
I thought it was very well written,
I thought it was very moving, I just...
question whether this is something
you'd want to share with an admissions committee.
I think colleges now
more than ever are concerned with emotional stability,
and choosing what to reveal
and what to keep under wraps--
What should I keep under wraps?
A friend of mine was murdered.
I was bullied. I did have a mental breakdown.
Right, but nobody's asking for full disclosure.
I think submitting this as-is
would be a huge mistake.
If you throw this all out there,
your many attractive qualities might be overshadowed.
Honesty may not be the best policy.
So you want me to pretend to be somebody that I'm not.
No. But you are more than this.
Yeah, but I wouldn't be if it weren't for that.
you'd want to share with an admissions committee.想要和招生委员会分享的内容
I have very happy news to share with you.
I share with two others in hire a car for the day.
I think colleges now more than ever are concerned with emotional stability,我认为现在的大学比以往更关心情绪稳定性
It was more than flesh and blood could bear.
be concerned with牵涉到； 与 ... 有关
She is deeply concerned with our health problem.
His new book is concerned with Africa.
Right, but nobody's asking for full disclosure.但没人要求你大曝光
ask for请求； 要求
It galled him to have to ask for a loan.