Given your personal background, describe an experience that illustrates what you would bring to the diversity in a college community, or an encounter that demonstrated the importance of diversity to you.
The college is enrolling you, not the diverse people you've encountered. Eventually my mother left my father and moved out in the beginning of my seventh grade year.
In America, the Queer community continues to face prejudice. For me, our tight-knit family and living situation made it much easier to overcome the absence of my father.
Please include information on how you have overcome barriers to access opportunities in higher education, evidence of how you have come to understand the barriers faced by others, evidence of your academic service to advance equitable access to higher education for women, racial minorities and individuals from other groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education, evidence of your research focusing on underserved populations or related issues of inequality, or evidence of your leadership among such groups.
Are you a member of an underrepresented group? At the time I did not understand what crack addiction meant, but I was educated by his actions soon enough. Colleges also want students to learn to accept new ideas.