That College Essay on “A Million Little Things” isn’t Getting You into Yale

Kelly Jean Fitzsimmons
3 min readMar 24, 2022

Writing About Someone Else is a Common Mistake Students Make

Last week’s A Million Little Things finds the characters, for the most part, in a good place as high school senior, Tyrell, narrates that “Relationships of all kinds are gifts and have to be handled with care.” The ending sequence is feel-good television at its best as his…

Kelly Jean Fitzsimmons

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