How Nonsense Syllables Taught Me Leadership

Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. It is Sunday afternoon and my friends and I are all making nonsense syllables. “Dim dims” and “Ooh bop bops” fill the room … Read moreHow Nonsense Syllables Taught Me Leadership

Final College App Essay- Mr. Rochester from Jane Eyre

Describe a character in fiction, a historical figure, or a creative work (as in art, music, science, etc.) that has had an influence on you, and explain that influence. During my freshman year of high school, I fell in love. My English teacher assigned Jane Eyre as our last reading of the year. Great, I … Read moreFinal College App Essay- Mr. Rochester from Jane Eyre

Upon Leaving Home

Discuss some issue of personal, local, national, or international concern and its importance to you. Here is Burma in the spotlight’s glare: cheap Chinese products, bad roads, on-and-off electricity, censored internet, starving people, useless education, brain drain, corrupt government, no freedom of expression, and hopelessness. This is what it’s like in my deteriorating country, a … Read moreUpon Leaving Home