Excerpts from a travel blog about studying abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Sixteenth Note: A College Essay
This is an essay I wrote while applying to college on my identity as a musical theater writer.
Chinese Braised Beef Soup
This is what the process of making hong shao niu rou tang, or chinese braised beef soup, means to me.
This feeling will stay with me for a while, but I am satisfied with where I am with it.
The vision of college in the present vs. in four years
As college application season came to an end, the Girls Write Now financial workshop helped me choose which college is best for me.
Sonder is one of those weird feelings you experienced but couldn’t put a name too. Sonder is the realization that every random person is living a life as complex and vivid as your own.
Girl, missing, presumed alive
This microfiction charts the journey of a girl overwhelmed by expectations as wildfires rage around her.
An insight into a journey of communication and the challenges that come with it.
I discuss my devotion to and fascination with neuroscience while comparing it to religion.
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.
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.
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.
Criminal Minds taught me how to profile, and I apply my knowledge by taking on the challenge of profiling myself.
An essay about the moment I realized who I want to be and how I want to impact the world.