I’ve always had glasses, to me it offers me separation, protection in a world full of chaos and injustices. This is a poem about overcoming vulnerabilities, seeing the unfiltered world, and molding a better world.
Desire. Loss. And then what? The poem weaves those ideas together.
An essay about letting go of your identity.
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.
This is an excerpt from a story about a girl’s process of learning to be independent and self-confident after the unexpected loss of her brother.
‘My Saving Grace’ is about my dream of becoming a doctor as a high schooler during the COVID-19 pandemic.
An ode to hers everywhere.
The Sweet and Sour: Life as a Senior is about the highs and lows, I have faced thus far in my senior year that redefined my outlook of what senior year really is.
This began as my personal statement for my Common Application, but has transformed over time into a personal essay.
This piece addresses the duality of memory—how it can be beautiful but also hold us back from embracing the future.
A short personal story about my journey with a major change that has happened to me recently. A great description of the ups and downs of adjusting to that permanent everlasting change.
Imagine being in a room with your younger self. What would you tell them?
People leave a mark in our lives that will forever stay with us; this essay is a love letter to everyone that has influenced me and put me on the path I am now traveling.
This is what an injury taught me about self-care.
have been interested in Winter the Dolphin after visiting the Clearwater Marine Aquarium last summer. She lost her tail to a crab trap and has been the first-ever dolphin to wear a prosthetic tail.