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. The sunlight collapses lazily against the windows of our tall, stately house today, yet the gracefully arching pathways and crisp white paint job … Read moreWindow Panes and Scattered Nails
Describe a place or environment where you are perfectly content. What do you do or experience there, and why is it meaningful to you? The piano is predictable. If I hit the right key, it will play the same note every time, and if I play a song correctly, there will always be harmony. Life … Read moreFeel the Music
Provide a piece of evidence that shows your academic and writing skills. Everyone questions; everyone wonders and ponders the question of life,Answering why life and why to an occurrence, why to existence.Science answers questions, science tells us why,Or does it?Can science answer everything?Can logic determine everything?Modern times often ignore these questions,Whether it’s because we have … Read moreWhy Philosophy?
A range of academic interests, personal perspectives, and life experiences adds much to the educational mix. Given your personal background, describe an experience that illustrates what you would bring to the diversity in a college community, or an encounter that demonstrated the importance of diversity to you. Last summer I was invited by Microsoft to … Read moreWomen in Technology
I have the potential to… Forget for a moment all that you’ve heard about the student athlete. Forget about the dedication and determination one needs to compete on a top-level team. Forget about the teamwork, the almost insidious way an athlete learns the value of unselfishness. Forget too about how all the grace notes of … Read moreThe Cliche