Epigenetics: How It Affects Our Future

Describe the scientific concept (e.g. plate tectonics, quantum mechanics) most important to your world view and explain why it is so critical to your outlook. For decades, the classic dispute of “nature vs. nurture” in regards to our maturation has dominated the debate about how children develop. Does a specific gene passed on from your … Read moreEpigenetics: How It Affects Our Future

Black Belts and Black Jazz Shoes: Discovering My Purpose Through Persevering

Some students have a background or story that is so central to their identity that they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, please share. I will not stop dancing until each of my toes fall off. I am currently waiting on the sixth toe to take a turn … Read moreBlack Belts and Black Jazz Shoes: Discovering My Purpose Through Persevering

Chemistry, Conflict, and the Red Bean Bun

Tell us about a personal quality, talent, accomplishment, contribution or experience that is important to you. What about this quality or accomplishment makes you proud and how does it relate to the person you are? So ubiquitously sold in the streets of cold breezes of winter in South Korea, a red bean bun brings deliberate … Read moreChemistry, Conflict, and the Red Bean Bun