Keep the following in mind when you write your essay:
- Limit your essay to 350-500 words.
- Describe an event that shaped your beliefs or a person who inspired them.
- Avoid sermons and editorials—no soapbox declamations, please!
- Read more of the This I Believe essay-writing tips.
Andrea Kang's (Class of 2009) This I Believe essay. The Tacoma News Tribune re-posted it from its original posting so all of the comments are gone, but her essay is here.
You will need TWO copies. One for me and one you read in front of the class.