This is an essay I wrote while applying to college on my identity as a musical theater writer.
I always took my citizenship status for granted. I never questioned my privilege until I saw someone around my age in the same situation my parents were once in.
An insight into a journey of communication and the challenges that come with it.
This is a college essay about diversity, confinement and the upbringing within a small, narrow-minded community.
This piece is my Common App personal statement that I submitted as part of my college applications. It shows colleges more about my ability to synthesize and share information effectively.
This piece illustrates my journey with animal advocacy, and how it taught me valuable lessons about myself and the world.
A tale of an immigrant’s adjustment to New York City and the impacts of childhood and cultural board games.
This piece (a now-defunct common app response) describes how the encouragement of one teacher sparked my passion for writing.
In which a smart girl battles her self-restraints and discovers her passion.
This piece expresses my aspirations to advocate for abortion/reproductive rights and how writing has been fundamental in social impact.
I wrote this essay for my colleges. I wanted to express my flexibility and versatility as a person, which I owe to my upbringing and changes I’ve underwent.
In this personal statement, I reflect on how suffering alters the way we see the people around us, and how that phenomenon ended up playing a big part in my life.
We know how neurons fire with chemical precision, but can we understand someone else’s consciousness? Neuroscience can draw from computer science and the humanities to define consciousness.
An essay about the moment I realized who I want to be and how I want to impact the world.
It’s very easy to fall into what your peers say and although I almost did, the love I have for the violin overshadowed how they felt.