“Buenos días, ¿cómo estás?”

Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you. When my dad first began working in Mexico, I nonchalantly changed my schedule to include seventh grade “Intro to Spanish.” Naturally, I didn’t think twice about what would later prove a crucial decision—few seventh graders … Read more“Buenos días, ¿cómo estás?”

A Newfound Nostalgia

Describe an aspect of your childhood/upbringing that shaped the person you are today. Describe an aspect of your childhood/upbringing that shaped the person you are today.In a navy blue Volvo station wagon my entire childhood evolved. Inside, memories rested alongside the hardened French fries and squashed fruit snacks that lined the plastic leather interior.Growing up … Read moreA Newfound Nostalgia

From Charity Case to Friend

Common Application: Evaluate a significant experience and its impact on you Harlan County, Kentucky, deemed the poorest in the United States, hosts the Capuchin Youth and Family Ministries’ (CYFM) Appalachian Mission Program every July. For the past two years I have been a participant. The first year I worked as a manual laborer, constructing a … Read moreFrom Charity Case to Friend