The Drama of Politics

Describe your intellectual interests, their evolution, and what makes them exciting to you. The history of politics reads somewhat like a petty drama. The son of the president who lost to Clinton later beats Clinton’s vice president. His brother, Jeb, beats a guy who beat Clinton’s attorney-general in the gubernatorial primaries. Mel Carnahan, Paul Wellstone, … Read moreThe Drama of Politics

Poetry

Please elaborate on one of your activities (extracurricular, personal activities, or work experience) “Poetry is a packsack of invisible keepsakes.”~ Carl Sandburg It is impossible to convey the art of words with more words. Case in point: try to find another word for “salty.” It isn’t bitter; it isn’t sour; it’s salty. Likewise, the terms … Read morePoetry

Financial Engineering

College of Engineering: Engineers turn ideas (technical, scientific, mathematical) into reality. Tell us about your interest in engineering or an engineering idea you have. Explain how Cornell Engineering can help you further explore this interest or idea. “An institution where any person can find instruction in any study” This is the vision that Ezra Cornell … Read moreFinancial Engineering