Free Essay

College Essays

In: Other Topics

Submitted By arunesh12
Words 2458
Pages 10
For Entrance in Fall 2013 Application Supplement

Office of Admissions and Financial Aid 86 Brattle Street Cambridge, MA 02138 Please indicate under which timetable you are applying: Restrictive Early Action Please return this form to us as soon as possible, and by October 15, if possible. Final deadline is November 1.

Valid for entrance in September 2013 only. Please submit this form as well as the Common Application or the Universal College Application as soon as possible. Regular Decision Please return this form to us as soon as possible, and by December 15 if at all possible. Final deadline is January 1.

A completed application includes all portions of the Common Application or the Universal College Application, as well as the Harvard Application Supplement, required official testing results, a Secondary School Report, two Teacher Evaluations and a $75 application fee or fee waiver request.
Full legal name Goswami
Last/Family

IE
Arunesh
First Apt./Unit

W
Middle

Jr., etc.

Prefer to be called

Date of Birth 02/02/1994
(MM/DD/YYYY)

Address 324-D TYPE-2 BLOCK-6 NEYVELI
No. and Street

CUDDALORE DISTRICT

PR EV
NEYVELI
City State/Province

India
Country

607803
Zip/Postal Code

Telephone Number (home) 091041422683

(cell) 091809813561

Secondary School JAWAHAR HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOL

CEEB/ACT code

000004

If you can be reached by fax or e-mail, please provide a fax number or e-mail address and name of the contact person.

Fax number

Contact person

aruneshapplication@yahoo.com

ARUNESH GOSWAMI

E-mail address

Contact person

Would you like your admission decision e-mailed to you?

Yes

No

A decision letter will be sent via regular mail to all applicants.

If you have previously applied for admission to Harvard, please indicate when and for which program you applied.

College (first year)

Summer School

Extension School Year(s)

Year(s)

Year(s)

Please arrange to have an official transcript(s) sent to us for any program in which you enrolled.

Are you applying for the joint degree program with the New England Conservatory?

Yes

No

For the following questions, please place the letter or number indicating your choice in the space provided.
Of the following fields of study, which are you currently most likely to pursue? A B C D Social Sciences Humanities Biological Sciences Physical Sciences E Engineering F Mathematics G Computer Science

First Choice D

9880780

Arunesh Goswami 1

1/1/2013

Generated Online

At this time, which two college activities or sports interest you most? Our office may send you e-mail announcements about the activities you designate here. These e-mails will be delivered to your e-mail address as provided on page one of the Common or Universal Application.

First Choice 39

Second Choice 42

For a sport, indicate intended level of participation.

Intercollegiate Club / Intramural / Recreational

Intercollegiate Club / Intramural / Recreational

While we recognize that many students’ plans change during their college years, we ask you to respond to the following questions (please choose one rating per question):
How definite do you consider your academic plans to be? Absolutely certain 1 2 3 4 5 Very likely to change

PR EV
How definite are your extracurricular and/or athletic interests? Absolutely certain 1 2 3 4 5 Please list the cities, states and countries where you have lived, with years of residence in each. Neyveli/india Calcutta/india

How definite do you consider your vocational plans to be?

Absolutely certain

1

2

3

IE
4 5 Very likely to change Very likely to change

W
49 Other 1994 1995 1995 1996

01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12

Arts, Visual Arts Dramatics Vocal Music Band Orchestra Writing / Literary Magazine Journalism Student Government Debate Social Service Ethnic Groups Religious Groups

13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24

Political Groups Dance Outdoor Activities Baseball Basketball Crew–Heavyweight Crew–Lightweight Fencing Field Hockey Football Golf Hockey

25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36

Lacrosse Sailing Ski–Alpine Ski–Nordic Racing Soccer Softball Squash Swimming/Diving Tennis Track/Cross-Country Volleyball Water Polo

37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48

Wrestling Cheerleading Martial Arts MUN LGBT Groups ROTC Badminton Equestrian Sports/Polo Frisbee Rugby Pre-Professional Groups Environmental Groups

OPTIONAL

We do not expect or require applicants to submit supplementary materials or additional essays. We simply want to be certain that you have every opportunity to tell us about yourself. The required components of the application to Harvard provide ample basis to make our admission decisions. However, students with exceptional talents or achievements may send music recordings, slides of artwork or selected samples of academic work or creative writing for us to consider as part of their application files. At the discretion of the Admissions Committee, submissions may be evaluated by faculty. Supplementary materials are not required or expected—and should be sent only if the applicant’s work is unusually advanced. Because we cannot return such materials, applicants should send only duplicates. For more information, please visit our website: www.admissions. college.harvard.edu/apply/application_process/supplements.html. Check here if you are planning to send supplementary materials to be evaluated as part of your application. Please send all supplementary materials to the Admissions Office so that they can be properly labeled and included in your file. DO NOT submit materials directly to academic departments. If you are submitting research materials for review, please include a short statement putting the research project into the context of your academic interests and future plans and clearly indicate the research advisor (if any) with whom you have worked. Academic work Name of Research Advisor MR.VIJAY KUMAR Name of Institution (if any) JAWAHR HIGHER SEC. SCHOOL Title (if any) PHD PHYSICS Phone or E-mail

Supplementary Materials

Music tape or CD* Instrument

Slides of artwork Media

Other (Explain) Physics and Chemistry exp

*Please note that CD format is preferred, but tapes can be evaluated. Do not send video recordings (DVDs) of musical performances or recitals.
Harvard Supplement: Side 2 of 3

9880780

Arunesh Goswami 2

1/1/2013

Generated Online

Additional Essays

Occasionally, students feel that college application forms do not provide sufficient opportunity to convey important information about themselves or their accomplishments. If you wish to include an additional essay, you may do so. Possible Topics: topic) that has meant the most to you

FOR STUDENTS APPLYING FROM SCHOOLS OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA (regardless of citizenship)
05/28/2013
Month/day/year

When will your secondary school leaving or qualifying examination results be available to Harvard?

What specific plan do you have, if any, for using the education you hope to receive?

PR EV
If interviews are available in your area*, have you had or have you scheduled an admissions interview? Yes
When?

IE
Where? Where?

I have always been a rational physicist, albeit with a creative mind.Designing new reactors, upgrading the existing fission technology with high energy physics to enhance output, and develop the fusion technology to illuminate the darkest parts of the world, are what pique my interest. At Harvard, I would major in physics with an emphasis on Applied Physics. along with my major, I hope to do research in high energy physics; if successful, i can develop stable burning plasma and nuclear fusion.

No, but I plan to do so.

When?

No, but I hope to schedule one in the future.

*Please see our website to determine whether an interview is possible in your home country: www.admissions.college.harvard.edu/apply/international/interviews.html.

Important Information about Early Admission

Students applying to Harvard under the Early Action program are not permitted to apply early elsewhere in the fall under Restrictive Early Action or Early Decision programs. Harvard will rescind any offer of admission to a student who does so. Students are allowed to apply in the fall to public institutions under rolling or other non-binding programs, and they may apply to colleges under Interim Decision programs, that inform applicants of admission after January 1. They may also apply to any institution under its Regular Decision program and to foreign colleges and universities on any application schedule. After students receive notification from Harvard’s Early Action program (around December 15), they are free to apply to any institution under any plan, including binding programs such as Early Decision II. Students admitted under an Early Decision program at another college must withdraw any pending application to Harvard and are not eligible for admission.

Verification of Application Materials

Please be aware that Harvard, like most schools, uses outside companies to help process, review and collect data for applications. For this purpose we share application materials and information with them. Examples of such outside companies include the Common Application and Universal College Application, transcript request services, and services that review materials for plagiarism. These companies in many cases will retain the application information in their databases. We also share application information with our alumni interviewers.

9880780

Harvard Supplement: Side 3 of 3

Arunesh Goswami 3

W
With Whom? With Whom?

1/1/2013

Generated Online

Additional Essay

Harvard is the best, was the best, and always will be the best school for me! Although Harvard has featured prime in my dreams, it was only in Feb, 2011, that I started researching deeply into Harvard. Harvard’s impeccable academic record is quite a draw, but for me Harvard has been just a -another me. Going through numerous blogs and information on the web I realized that HARVARD is a place full of life, and brimming with joy. Not discounting the fact that there are many here, who are super genius in Programming, Einstein’s in Physics, but there are also students who have struggled in high school, had fun and were well rounded. The Harvard community stretches beyond the college years, forming a genre of individuals who have gained the ‘Midas Touch.’ On numerous occasions, I have called up the admissions office, exchanged emails with student bloggers’; the only thing that surprised me was their down to earth attitude even though they were at the best institute in the world. This is reflective of Harvard’s spirit which entails creativity, helpfulness, brilliance, and uniqueness. Hence, being groomed within the portals of this institute would surely help me imbibe attributes that will strength my personality. My optimistic and self-initiating drive would help me to make the most out of Harvard- the most challenging school in the world! Harvard will teach me how to survive on my own in the real world, and it will help me bring out my hidden potentials and develop them. I truly believe-“If I can survive Harvard I can thrive anywhere”. Harvard is not just a school, it’s an experience! At Harvard, I would live in the Wigglesworth dorm because although I study; I play, I go out, I plan night outs, I catch movies, and I love having a social life. I look forward to enroll at HARVARD as it provides an incredibly diverse, yet cohesive community. Having initiated various clubs at my school; I would start one at Harvard: the Troll Club. I have designed and submitted a lot of rage comics to Facebook administrators and my wall is full with it! At the club, the students can create rage comics of the events that happen in their everyday life and troll others. It would definitely help the students to blow off some steam and de-stress themselves. My attitude to study hard and play harder will enable me to enjoy and cherish every moment at Harvard. I want to attend Harvard to challenge myself. Although I know how demanding my academic classes would be, yet this breathtaking environment would enable me to foster some amazing friendships with my peers. Harvard is like no place in the world, and I would find a close group of friends, with diverse backgrounds, in order to make through it. We’d struggle together and help one another through hard times. At Harvard, I would bring out my personal best rather than competing with my peers. I love to learn and will truly strive to make a difference. I want to fail, succeed, cry, and live in a closely knit community: Harvard-my home away from home. Harvard has all that I have ever wanted: Physics, research Labs, professors doing research in high energy physics, nuclear and particle physics, and plasma and fusion; smart and hardworking classmates, best professors in the world, community service, fun and social experiences. I hope to immerse myself in Harvard's innovative culture and take advantage of it.
At Harvard, I would major in Physics with an emphasis on applied physics. In addition to them, I would also love to undertake research, starting from my freshman year. After gaining a thorough understanding of physics, by my 2nd year, I wish to do research under Professor. John M. Doyle, and Professor Richard Wilson. As I have been doing theoretical Nuclear and Particle physics research at my high school, I wish to continue to do the same, under their esteemed guidance. Like all scientific discoveries, discovered through mutual research and teamwork, I would compare my hypothesis with their proven research. Although, I have been

PR EV
9880780 Arunesh Goswami 4

IE
1/1/2013

W

Generated Online

Additional Essay

My ideas range from hyperbolic magnetic Tokomak designs to a 4 stage thermonuclear chain reaction. At Harvard, all my crazy research dreams would come true as I have been waiting for so long to accomplish them. I have bingo fuel, and ready to propel myself to the landing strip at Harvard.

PR EV
9880780 Arunesh Goswami 5 1/1/2013 Generated Online

IE

Armed with theoretical and experimental results as evidence, I would put forward my own ideas’ to achieve nuclear fusion and particle beam.

W

doing deep theoretical research into high energy nuclear and particle physics, yet I need them to guide me in the direction, to achieve better results. I have to collaborate their findings along with my ideas to make real progress towards achieving nuclear fusion. Unlike most research of today who is researching into neutrinos, heavy ion colliders; my interest and belief lie in electron and proton, as I believe them to be the key to particle beam and nuclear fusion. After gathering all pieces on theoretical high energy physics, I would move on to Experimental Nuclear and Particle Physics, hopefully at ATLAS, Geneva. I am ecstatic, waiting to read books from the famous Harvard Physics Research library. I have always believed that high energy Nuclear and Particle physics is the key to attaining stable burning plasma, I would integrate it to my degree in physics.

Similar Documents

Free Essay

College Essay

...failed but I never gave up my faith which, I think, is the most important thing of my life. After the completion of my high school, I did some leadership service and volunteering. At first, I feared to face the huge mass and speak in front of them. But my father used to tell me to have faith in myself and to practice hard for everything to get success. So, keeping that in mind, I expressed all my opinions and became one of the fluent speaker. It was all due to my faith upon myself and God that I became successful in every field. I performed all my activities being under my religion with open heart to do God’s work in God’s world. I always wanted an institution that provides lifelong God’s service and I think that is the mission of Calvin college. I want to devote rest of my life studying in a religious institution with a caring heart to do lifelong Christian service. I think Calvin is fit for my studies because Calvin has the best research facilities, the latest equipment and the latest curriculum, which will enable me to understand and apply modern techniques to meet different needs. Furthermore, I am highly influenced by the strong moral values and matured social skills provided by this institution, studying within the church based system, I can develop my faith, intellect and character which ultimately helps me to get the skills and desire to continue learning and to serve others throughout my life....

Words: 439 - Pages: 2

Free Essay

College Essay

...Personal Essay In 2010 I was deployed to Afghanistan in Operation Enduring Freedom. During my deployment I got the chance to experience the culture and also meet and speak with the civilians that live in Afghanistan. My experiences in Afghanistan gave me a greater understanding of how diverse the world is. The cultural differences in Afghanistan took some getting used to. Everything from their clothing, customs to the overall way they live was so much different then anything I’ve ever experienced. The male clothing consisted of a dress, turban and some type of a coat and the women’s clothing usually included a long dress and a veil which was used to cover the hair and face of the women. It is the law in Afghanistan that women cover their hair and face, also men are not suppose to look or speak to a woman if she is married, which was a real culture shock for me to learn that. Learning their culture and understanding how not to be disrespectful was a challenge for me. For instance, making eye contact while having a conversation is disrespectful, also male friends will hold hands while they walk together. When I had dinner with an Afghanistan family I got the chance to learn about the ways they communicate and a little about social norms; For example, I was told before dinner not to point my toe heel or any part of my foot towards a person or to use my foot to move anything because it is disrespectful. It was a struggle for me to learn all these customs I was not use to;......

Words: 350 - Pages: 2

Free Essay

Essay for College

...In George Orwell’s essay, “Politics and the English Language,”, he argues that the majority of political language and writing lack clarity, precision and purpose. According to him, the inability to write clearly has been a roadblock in the political process. Orwell summarizes that one must think and write clearly in order to communicate; once we communicate clearly, we can create political change. (note: Your interpretation is one way to interpret Orwell’s message. I also think that he is dissecting the Political language so people can recognize the faults and lies presented by writers/politicians. The general public may think they are excellent writers and are speaking/writing the truth. But in reality, Orwell is exposing the common rhetorical devices horrible writers manipulate to their advantage.) In human experience ,As Orwell clearly expresses, words are the most powerful vehicle for communication, as Orwell clearly expresses. Words call the unknown into action and create results that otherwise would have ceased to occur. For example, according to Christian faith, God called light “Day” and darkness “Night” in the story of Genesis. Behind words such as these, stem the thoughts that drive the cause. Orwell’s backing for this essay was clearly driven by the thought that there exists a decline in the language of political expression. The writing samples selected in Orwell’s essay, lack purpose and clarity, which initiate confusion for the reader, warranting...

Words: 1840 - Pages: 8

Free Essay

College Essay

...them, putting prescriptions that the pharmacist filled back on the shelves, learning prescriptions, filing, learning how to delete and add new prescriptions on the computer, faxing papers to doctors, and a lot more. This internship helped me in terms of my future academic plans because I want to go into pharmacy and become a pharmacist. Working in the pharmacy has got me oriented to what goes on and what the pharmacist’s daily lives are composed of. While interning at Walgreens I attend Bramson ORT College and graduated with a Pharmacy Technician Associate Degree in Applied Science. As a future pharmacist, I would commit my life to serving others for the hope of a better more healthy future. There are still a wide variety of illnesses that has not been cured, but in the future I want to donate my time and my knowledge to the medical field to cure these illnesses. To achieve my goals, I will take advantage of the Doctor of Pharm. program that the Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and health Sciences at Long Island University. I am aware of the hard work involved in acquiring the degree from an institution of international reputation and I am confident of succeeding in the course offered to me at the university and I am sure that I will bring credit to the university. I would be grateful to you if I am accorded the opportunity to pursue my studies at your institution and given an opportunity to be able to justify your faith in me....

Words: 529 - Pages: 3

Premium Essay

College Essay

...Tips for a Great College Essay Why write an essay? The purpose of the essay is to convince admission officers whom you’ve never met, in less than ten minutes, that you would be a good match for their colleges. At the most basic level, it allows admission officers to evaluate your communication and writing skills. In addition, the essay allows admission officers to discover more about you as a person – a side of you not shown by statistics like grades and SATs. The essay gives information about your history, attitudes, interests and creativity; it gives a sense of your values and goals. What admission officers are doing is creating a community…looking to see how you would fit in that community, what would you bring to that community and what sets you apart. How the essay is evaluated • • • Is your writing mechanically sound? Is your writing style comfortable? Can you write a good sentence? Can you write a good paragraph? Do you address the question asked? Can you form a thesis? Can you discuss a theme? Is your argument logical? Can you get in and out of the essay with some finesse? Do you write with style, nuance and creativity? Do you write with a distinctive voice? Choosing a topic Choose the essay topic that appeals to you most. The topic is less important than your delivery Remember: there is no right or wrong answer. The college just wants to know who you are and how your mind works. Bad essay topics - there are bad essays, not bad topics; but be careful about the......

Words: 876 - Pages: 4

Premium Essay

College Essay

...Alex Levy Mod 3 English 7/8 Ms. Herbst class College essay In my religion the people of the congregation believe that when you turn 13 and become Barmitzbad you take the step from being a child to adulthood. As much as I believe in it is not entirely true because you don’t experience life at 13. I had become a man spiritually but when I turned 18 everything became vigorous and challenging. Every thing changes from rainbows to somber in a blink of an eye. I didn’t have the same freedom as I once did. I had more responsibilities and needed to pull my weight around. You could say I was technically on my own because my parents wanted a performance on my behalf and the ability to respond to any type of problem they needed for me to solve. If I didn’t answer to them it would mean a loss of capital on my part, which hurt me on the weekends. I needed to be my parent’s solution to my parent’s problems and as time went on they wanted more and more. I was an athlete/ driver/ business man/ babysitter/ student. All this things were done on a daily basis. I wake up everyday for school at 7 and attend all my classes and work as hard as I can. When I finish school I have practice with the varsity soccer team for 2 hours. We run, play, and work relentlessly to stay in shape and become better players. After I am done with my day in school I rush to my sister school and pick her up and take her home to eat. Depending on the day if my sister is scheduled to have any after school......

Words: 627 - Pages: 3

Free Essay

College Essay

...After graduating from Georgetown University in 2011, I entered the working world with a determined mindset to become an ethical and respected business professional. Much like Georgetown’s academic excellence, Boston College holds its students to a rigorous educational standard, something that I believe to be extremely important to achieve longstanding professional success. Additionally, the School of Management adheres to a Jesuit curriculum that I have built my post-college career upon. I hope to graduate with a business degree attached to the sense of personal fulfillment at a higher educational level that I believe is intrinsic to a Jesuit education. Boston College offers a curriculum focused on the founding Jesuit principle of community that my intellect thrives in. This was particularly apparent when I learned about the University’s “tradition of service.” As a student at Georgetown I participated in tutoring inner-city children for three years, which gave me a new perspective. I transitioned these service traditions into my executive career while working for Macy’s in New York City. I was a member of the United Way Foundation for two years, helping to foster underprivileged communities. For me, participation in community service not only provides an opportunity to give back, but also allows for the building of teamwork and collaboration that can only come from uniting around a common cause. I believe that leadership in the business world can and should coexist with......

Words: 491 - Pages: 2

Premium Essay

College Essay

...especially during tough times like a recession. College is important for a long and successful life and can make your dreams come true in the long run. It seems so enticing to let a High school diploma suffice and avoid college but the easy road is sometimes the worst one. College happens to be notorious for being very challenging however; that doesn’t mean you should run from it. After four to six short years of studying, working, and sacrificing, the rest of your life will be a breeze. You will be working in your dream career, instead of working at some dull, miserable, dead-end job. Do not let this current recession deceive you; someone with a college degree is prone to financial security. Out of a population of nearly seven billion people, there is a select few who are extremely talented to the point where that talent can provide luxurious life; fewer people hit the lottery, it is nearly impossible to match all six numbers and all of us have tried. It is clear, a long, stress free, successful life will have to be earned through college unless you either have an extraordinary talent or hit the lottery. Success does not come easy or cheap, college requires a lot of dedication, effort, and money (unless you receive a grant or a full scholarship, which is just as hard as hitting the lottery). However, over your life time, you will be paid back twenty times over for attending college, proving college pays off. In essence, college is vital to how far in life you can......

Words: 433 - Pages: 2

Premium Essay

College Essay

...College essay Throughout high school, I worked a part-time job, took care of my siblings, and tried to achieve the best grades possible. As I struggled through these troubled times, I seldom thought about college. I just wanted to be the first in my family to go to college and succeed. However, Mrs Solliday, my tenth grade biology teacher, encouraged me to consider going to college. As I began my senior year, she called me into her office to make me aware of the application process not only for colleges but also the various scholarship offers and grants available to me. Because of his efforts, I will be stepping onto the campus of Old Dominion University in August 2014 after winning a scholarship. Because my scholarship does not provide spending money and I must maintain a grade point average of 3.2, my path over the next few months will be a balancing act as I work to save money for spending, study to make certain I am ready for classes, and spend as much time as possible with my family before I leave home. Working is nothing new to me. I have had some type of a part-time job since I was sixteen years old. I spent many summer days taking care of cattle at my grandfather's farm. The work was hard, but I learned the importance of staying focused on the task at hand. Failure to do so could have resulted in a serious injury, as farm machinery is not forgiving. These experiences with "Pap" enabled me to learn a great deal about the farming process and the selling of produce...

Words: 920 - Pages: 4

Premium Essay

College Essay

...college essay Question: Why do you believe you are college ready? It is tough to deal with the tremendous pressures of School, A social life, and countless difficult decisions; like choosing a major, a career, sets of friends and which college to go to. On top of everything there are personal problems that may pile up to add on to the pressures that may affect one's college life. However, I would like to think that my past education gave me a well rounded learning that cultivates great intellectual Power, which is a prerequisite to acquiring the higher knowledge a college will teach. I am a person who focuses on my achievements as well as feedback from teachers, not only as flat numbers on a page but as a way to know that I am getting better, and making progress toward being the best I can be. I think I do not have an issue with pessimism or mediocrity especially now that I am thinking about which college i would like to go to. I know that I would have to be more independent now than during my high school years. It helps that I learned the value of discipline from my parents who taught me the idea that there is a time for everything and that I need to focus on my studies now, more than ever. I have been consistently impressed with the willingness, bordering at times on urgency, with which they communicated a single theme: "I have done well, and I am capable of achieving much more. I am not finished yet. There is much more to me than this." In fact, this has been......

Words: 358 - Pages: 2

Premium Essay

College Essay

...filled with 4 types of people. 1. Less than average (50%) 2. Average (25%) 3. Above average (15%) 4. Genius/Advanced (10%) People have their own opinions on what percent of the population they believe they fall into. Everyone is going to have a biased view on how smart they are. The public needs to be the judge. An UNBIASED judgment is what is required. Majority rules, and not just in a Courthouse. What I am trying to say is that people need to be more aware of what they are doing, how they are doing it, and why they are doing it. Being in the right state of mind can affect the quality of life/work/the milieu and everyone else. The conscious is what controls the way people perform tasks and in the amount of time. This is an unbiased essay and should influence the way you-(the reader) lives in everyday life from now on. Whether you below average-average-above average-or that 10% genius------ I salute you....

Words: 437 - Pages: 2

Free Essay

College Essay

...Essay #1 (Required for all applicants. Approximately 250 words) Everyone belongs to many different communities and/or groups defined by (among other things) shared geography, religion, ethnicity, income, cuisine, interest, race, ideology, or intellectual heritage. Choose one of the communities to which you belong, and describe that community and your place within it. I am involved in many communities, but the most important one to me is Indian American Student Association. IASA is a very large community which is filled with people all around the world. This community has a bond that is unbreakable. This community is filled with different religion, race, and ethnicity. I’ve been part of this community for two years in high school and in University of Michigan Dearborn. I was very lost before I joined this community, but when I did I suddenly found my self at home. What makes this community special is that other members will help you overcome any challenges or obstacles that might come in your way. Once you are part of this community you mature into a family. When I joined IASA I wanted to quit instantly. I had no friends to talk to, but I stayed because I remembered someone telling me “if you don’t put my self out there and present my self no one will ever know who you are”. This great community pushed me everyday to break my barriers and after I took it step further and also help choreographed a dance for Raas. I want learn from this experience and apply it through out......

Words: 273 - Pages: 2

Premium Essay

College Essay

...Kimberly Gerry Mrs. Esposito p.4 September 15 2015 College essay Six Thousand two hundred and ten days is how long it took me to realize and appreciate how unbelievably lucky I am to have my mother. Having seven children running around, keeping up with dishes and piles of laundry everywhere would make you think that such a person wouldn't have any time on their hands but, somehow she always managed to mentor and teach me new things everyday. She’s the type of person who you imagine having eight arms or eyes in the back of her head, going to PTA meetings for all of us, conferences and managing a job at the school just made her more prepared to come home to of us. Growing up with such an inspiring person, I managed to get some of her best qualities like her love for travel, knowledge, books, and giving time for those who need it. Having so many children made it hard for my mother to be able to afford for all of us to travel, instead of getting upset and nagging to us about money she stayed positive, reading us adventurous fiction books when we were small and soon after started reading us non-fiction on Paris, Rome, Spain, etc so that we could learn as much as possible from these books to one day travel where she never got the chance to and have us know absolutely everything about their cultures. I value every door of opportunity my mother has opened for me. To know a city like it's my home, the climate, and the language without ever visiting is an amazing thing. While...

Words: 617 - Pages: 3

Free Essay

College Essay

...only occasionally see my dad since he now lives on the other side of the country, but I still feel very lucky to have a supportive, if spread out, family behind me. What makes me different from the rest of the crowd though is how I choose to fill my time away from school. I come from a middle income background so I knew I’d have to get a job in the summers and/or after school to help fund college, but instead of getting the easiest job I could find like many of my friends, I purposely sought work that would teach me new skills as well as give me a sense of fulfillment, which is why I turned to coaching soccer and working as a camp counselor. I know that every summer I am out there I’m helping the kids in my community, not only by watching to make sure they are playing with skill and determination, but also by helping them learn invaluable life lessons, like how to be a good teammate and friend, and how to settle disputes fairly and efficiently. I also have now added the title of waitress to my resume and while at first glance this job may not seem to offer me skills useful in pursuing a college degree, I have found it to offer incomparable training in multi-tasking, responsibility, money-management, perseverance and compassion for others. My grades have always been high and I am especially proud of this because I don’t naturally excel in all subjects. Writing has always been a challenge for me because I find grammar to often be confusing, spelling too, but I have learned......

Words: 584 - Pages: 3

Free Essay

College Essay

...Being successful in life can require you to have great leadership skills. I believe that going to college and continuing on with my education will prepare me for leadership I might face in the future. A couple of ways to become a great leader is to become broad-minded, become involved, and seek out diversity. Learning to accept and understand diversity in others are also ways to becoming a successful leader throughout life. College is an ideal place to find this diversity. College allows for a great deal of diversity to be experienced all at once, because it is a place where you can meet new people from different places around the world, people that have customs and beliefs that differ from your own. A college usually has students attending from different states all around the country, and in some cases, from different countries around the world. Having students attend from various places means that they are also going to bring their customs with them and possibly share them with others. Sharing your customs and beliefs with others can help them understand you and your background, by giving them the chance to experiencing it firsthand. I have always been curious about how others live, and if the grass is actually greener on the other side or not. Going to college not only means that I will further my education in academics, but I will also increase my knowledge of the word outside of what I already know and believe. I would also become more accepting and understanding to the......

Words: 347 - Pages: 2