Cultural Roots

The Block Plan at Colorado College has a tradition of innovation and flexibility. Please design your own three-and-a-half-week course and describe what you would do. (Recommended length: 2-3 paragraphs, maximum 500 words). At Colorado College, I would teach an ethnic studies course focusing on heritage and family lineage. Essentially, it will be a research-based course … Read moreCultural Roots

Mental Health and Colorado College

How did you learn about Colorado College and why do you wish to attend? (no more than 500 words) During my interview at Colorado College, I explained why I advocate for mental health awareness. I recited some ingrained statistics, such as “1 in 5 teenagers experience a severe mental disorder”, “suicide is the second leading … Read moreMental Health and Colorado College

How did you learn about Colorado College and why do you wish to attend?

How did you learn about Colorado College and why do you wish to attend? It’s the intangible aspects of blogging that I find fascinating: one becomes a better writer, a critical reader, and thinker; one learns to leads a life with more intention, to develop healthful habits—and gets to meet people well outside one’s expected … Read moreHow did you learn about Colorado College and why do you wish to attend?

The Quirks of My Hometown

What do you admire most about your community? What would you improve? A psychedelic haze of multicolored swirls and delicate little braids gyrates to the sound of rhythmic music. Tie-dyed shirts and dreadlocks have become the customary attire of every festival in Ithaca, New York, from the Apple Harvest Festival to the renowned Grassroots, but … Read moreThe Quirks of My Hometown