This is an essay I wrote while applying to college on my identity as a musical theater writer.
I am an Elite Athlete
My piece is about the GWN + NBCU Train Your Brain: Think Like an Elite Athlete workshop. This piece is a personal work on how I applied the elite athlete mentality to my career.
The White Envelope with the Green Card
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.
How Data Science is Shifting the World of Publishing
Data science is everywhere; I learn about it in class, I read it on the news, and I experience it while surfing the web. But how does data science intersect with writing and publishing?
An insight into a journey of communication and the challenges that come with it.
Confinements of Society
This is a college essay about diversity, confinement and the upbringing within a small, narrow-minded community.
The Power of Synthesis
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.
Interview with Luz
This piece is an introduction to who I am in a professional light while also shedding light onto my ambitions and goals for the future.
The Four Ps
This piece illustrates my journey with animal advocacy, and how it taught me valuable lessons about myself and the world.
Chronicles of FeiXingQi and Mahjong
A tale of an immigrant’s adjustment to New York City and the impacts of childhood and cultural board games.
How I Ruined Extra Credit
This piece (a now-defunct common app response) describes how the encouragement of one teacher sparked my passion for writing.
Perfect Bad Grades
In which a smart girl battles her self-restraints and discovers her passion.
Collective Rising Internship Personal Statement
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.
Mistranslations, Misinterpretations and Costly Mistakes
Squid Game has had a profound impact as it exposes the Western front to Korean culture and media. Despite Squid Game’s widespread popularity, it does not cover all things related to Korean culture.