Walking the Simple Pathway

A range of academic interests, personal perspectives, and life experiences adds much to the educational mix. Given your personal background, describe an experience that illustrates what you would bring to the diversity in a college community, or an encounter that demonstrated the importance of diversity to you. I had thought of living in simplicity and … Read moreWalking the Simple Pathway

Joy

Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you. One hundred sixty-two days ago I was counting the days I had left to live. “Impression: Large right ovarian mass with cystic appearance periphery and solid tumor in the center…” I trembled as I heard … Read moreJoy

From Sweet Dreams to Bright Horizons

Discuss some issue of personal, local, national, or international concern and its importance to you. Being of Norwegian ancestry and a New England breeding, I could not have appeared more out of place in this squalid, rain-ravaged corner of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Laden with sagging boxes and garbage bags brimming with children’s pajamas, I felt … Read moreFrom Sweet Dreams to Bright Horizons