An Unforgettable Summer

Write about a memorable/significant experience. What came first, science or technology?” asked a tall and husky figure, who was dressed in an unbuttoned and rather threadbare lab coat. My initial response was science because I reasoned that technology was the application of science. An articulated voice from the back of the room, however, soon refuted … Read moreAn Unforgettable Summer

“A Beak, Be Jolly”

Personal Statement Abhik Basu Jolly…Abhik B. Jolly…A—When I repeat a word over and over again, it detaches from its meaning—especially if the word is unusual. Like “kangaroo.” Or like “fork.” When I say fork over and over again, I start wondering, why is this called a “phorque?”Abhik B. Jolly…A beak B. Jolly…Abhik B. jolly…A beak … Read more“A Beak, Be Jolly”

An Intellectually Stimulating experience

Describe an experience that you have had or a concept you have learned about that intellectually excites you. When answering this question, you may want to consider some of the following questions: Why does this topic excite you? How does it impact the way you or others experience the world? What questions do you continue … Read moreAn Intellectually Stimulating experience

Being good is commendable, but doing good is righteous

What has shaped you into the person you are today? I have been raised since the early stages of my childhood to be a generous and morally sound individual. My parents persistently ingrained in me basic and fundamental Christian virtues: charity, humility, and selflessness. This value-oriented focus during my upbringing eventually crystallized into who I … Read moreBeing good is commendable, but doing good is righteous