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. 184,000 miles. This is the number glowing green on the dashboard of my 2008 gold Prius. Although most people might interpret this number … Read more 184,000 Miles
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. At age 13, I had it all planned out. Having taken my passport from my mother’s desk, I prepared to purchase … Read more Where do I belong?
Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you. I stared deep into the dark green eyes of the seal that was lying on my surf board. She looked as if she were trying to tell me something. Her glossy grey coat glowed in … Read more The Surfer and the Seal
Pitzer’s educational objectives (intercultural understanding, social responsibility, interdisciplinary emphasis and student autonomy regarding breadth of knowledge courses) create a distinctive educational experience and community of learners. Please tell us why these objectives are a good match for you My high school is unique. It breeds a caliber of student that is both intellectually hungry and … Read more Pitzer Essay