Being A Detective in Life

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 you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth”. – Quote from The Sign of the Four by … Read more Being A Detective in Life

The Orbital Force of my Autistic Brother

Evaluate a significant figure in your life, and describe how they have shaped your ideals and values. I am holding my brother’s hand.”Hi, Will,” I say.”Hi,” he mutters curtly, a trained reply. It’s better than the less favorable option of “Goodbye, please” or “I want goodbye.” His palm feels like a living creature itself, warm … Read more The Orbital Force of my Autistic Brother


Discuss an accomplishment or event, formal or informal, that marked your transition from childhood to adulthood within your culture, community, or family. Miles inward from the shimmering white beaches of Hawaii, I trekked along beaten island roads to my destination – a small animal refuge playfully named the “Boo Boo Zoo.” As the car pulled … Read more Tiger