One Step Back to Take Two Steps Forwards

What was the environment in which you were raised? Describe your family, home, neighborhood, or community, and explain how it has shaped you as a person. When I was younger, my mother attended ESL classes every Wednesday evening at our local church. When she came home, it was straight to the dining table to complete … Read moreOne Step Back to Take Two Steps Forwards

Arms Covered in Cheddar

Describe a setting in which you have collaborated or interacted with people whose experiences and/or beliefs differ from yours. Address your initial feelings, and how those feelings were or were not changed by this experience. Grasping the knife, I made deliberate cuts. Mumbling, I couldn’t focus on what I was doing. Looking outside at the … Read moreArms Covered in Cheddar

Lipe White Wheat Leapers

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, then please share your story. “S-P-H-E-R-I-C-A-L,” I declared. Flashing a grin to the 600-person audience, I glanced at the ink stains dotting my clasped hands. These … Read moreLipe White Wheat Leapers