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MIT Essay: Tell us about something you do simply for the pleasure of it.

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We know you lead a busy life, full of activities, many of which are required of you. Tell us about something you do simply for the pleasure of it.

My favorite way to sit down, unwind, and relax after a long day is reading. I curl up with my current novel or manga, lay down by the window sill for some natural lighting, and travel to my next destination. If I ever read by candle light-which is rather inefficient and archaic-I would constantly be burning them down to the base. I am usually amazed when I’ll start reading- only for an hour I say-and end up losing track of time. But in short, reading is my way to escape-from chores, homework, and life- and travel far and wide.

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