A Pebble on the Beach

Tell us about a talent, experience, contribution or personal quality you will bring to the University of California. To finish off the junior year, our English instructor told us to compose one last piece concerning our personal beliefs, and I worried about the consequences of reading my controversial paper on homosexuality in front of the … Read moreA Pebble on the Beach


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