Dairying to be Different

How did I overcome an obstacle that I thought had the potential to ruin my life? Dairy products crushed my dreams. My pediatrician delivered the terrible news: she said that my constant stomach aches had been caused by a dairy allergy that had, until recently, lain dormant. This development would be a tough pill for … Read more Dairying to be Different

The card game that changed my life

Personal Statement to describe yourself to the college. It was very open-ended. For most of high school, I felt lost. While I was the brain in my elementary school classes, I no longer did well in school. My thoughts and self-image faded away, I lacked all ambition, and everything felt like a burden. I couldn’t … Read more The card game that changed my life

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