Rockstars Are Not Always Famous

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. I was sitting there frustrated, so I closed my notebook, shut my laptop, and placed my guitar back in the corner. How could … Read moreRockstars Are Not Always Famous

Scared Second Grader to Savy Senior

Discuss an accomplishment or event, formal or informal, that marked your transition from childhood to adulthood within your culture, community, or family. Above my fireplace is a framed 8×10 photograph of me before my first day of second grade. A half smile limps across my face, at the request of my mother of course. I’m … Read moreScared Second Grader to Savy Senior

The Common Application Essay Question #1

The Common Application Essay Question #1Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you. Ever since I was a young boy I have been curious and excited to learn new things. My favorite books where the Curious George books, as I thought the little … Read moreThe Common Application Essay Question #1

Trading in the Apron for a Lab Coat

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 Minuscule white particles floated down gently through the air, but, it wasn’t snowing, and I was inside. In my haste to take the … Read moreTrading in the Apron for a Lab Coat