Understanding and Developing from Misconceptions

Personal Statement As a blonde cheerleader, I’ve chuckled to myself when instructors who don’t yet know me refrain from calling on me the first week of class. I guess the uniform and pom-poms give them a subconscious stereotype that I will be unable to answer the questions they pose. Eventually, they come to the realization … Read more Understanding and Developing from Misconceptions

Personal Statement Essay

Tell us about a personal quality, talent, accomplishment, contribution or experience that is important to you. What about this quality or accomplishment makes you proud and how does it relate to the person you are? “You’re in the wrong line, Melody!” my former classmate shouted across the blacktop. Heads turned and people stared, and my … Read more Personal Statement Essay

Project in International Engagement

Please outline the kind of international engagement project that you might consider pursuing and explain how such a project would fit into your broader academic vision. (300 words or less) Two things happened to me in elementary school that changed my life: I started organizing small local peace rallies with my mother and I got … Read more Project in International Engagement