Flies

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. Sweat dripped from my brow as I carefully set my roll of tape onto the granite kitchen counter in front of me. My … Read more Flies

Charms

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. When I turned sixteen, my grandparents took me out to the lavish S​ixteen restaurant in Chicago. “S​ixteen f​or sixteen,” they said. Over microscopic … Read more Charms

“Buenos días, ¿cómo estás?”

Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you. When my dad first began working in Mexico, I nonchalantly changed my schedule to include seventh grade “Intro to Spanish.” Naturally, I didn’t think twice about what would later prove a crucial decision—few seventh graders … Read more “Buenos días, ¿cómo estás?”