[Don’t] Walk this way.

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you also don’t want to echo the personal statements of thousands of your predecessor applicants. Reason number two not to use it is that it’s probably not apt. As one of my colleagues used to say very tartly, “Law school is not the road less traveled by.” The Road is, to be sure, a great poem—although possibly it doesn’t mean exactly what you think it means—but laud its centennial in some way other than at the beginning of your personal statement.