I am trying to explain a lower GPA in my statement of purpose for applying to a masters program. I have come up with this opening sentence:
"Lastly, I would like to explain my undergraduate academic record. I fully understand that explaining a lower than par performance can sound like delusional ------ but given my strong interest in the program, I would like to explain the disparity between my undergraduate and graduate performance.
I think delusional is sort of an inappropriate word to use in a statement of purpose. Does anyone have any better ideas? Or is delusional appropriate to use?
And in case anybody is wondering, I already have a masters degree and I am applying for another masters program.