Watch Me

Common Application: General topic of your choice. I’m sure I have the visiting team’s attention by the time I finish my first lap around the soccer field. Standing in a circle, contemplating my presence, they venture guesses quietly, “Cross country? Lost? Girl’s soccer?” Finishing my second lap, I can always feel them looking at me, … Read more Watch Me

Looking Past the Rearview and into the Future

How would your life be different in a different time period? Computers, video games, iPhones. Fuel injected, cereal box import rice rockets dominate the streets. Hybrid cars and green technology. Pop, rap and screamo. For better or for worse, times have changed. While modern applications serve their purpose, I like to imagine myself in a … Read more Looking Past the Rearview and into the Future


Common Application: Topic of your choice. “Pressure is the amount of force exerted on an object by the air above it,” my physics teacher explained. I jotted down the definition but then began to think…if only it were that simple. So what is pressure really? Pressure is juggling three AP classes with three varsity sports. … Read more Pressure