Read more Most children acquire the same eye color or a similar shaped nose from their parents, but I've inherited much more: a passion for learning and an insatiable curiosity which has served me well throughout my academic career.
I proudly reached certain goals that defined the student I wanted to be: made it into the science institute: check, varsity soccer: check, a natio...
Read more Dreams are shaped by ideals and families shape the beliefs we grasp so strongly.
Read more At the corner of each eye lie little crinkle lines, tip-offs to her mood: they might be laughing, or exhausted, or some days furious and fed up with people.
If she’s worried about her own affairs she tries to hide it, but rarely can.
Someday I want to save and change lives through a medical career.
Because my family has taught me that change can be positive and radical in altering lives, I hope to hold that ability someday. Read more Violent staccatos of the jackhammer coupled with rhythmic pounding of nails and muffled obscenities comprise the symphony of the construction site that has been my father’s accompaniment more than half of his life.Read more The Matrix series, for the intriguing philosophical questions and the ground-breaking originality of the action film-making. When rain falls on a handwritten page, the ink spreads out a bit, loses its crispness. Read more Last Sunday I realized, again and more fully than ever, why I want to immerse myself in engineering.Success Built to Last, by Jerry Porras, for its great pieces of life wisdom that encourage me to follow my passions in a way that serves the world and me. I awoke in the midmorning, still drifting yet well-rested.Most children acquire the same eye color or a similar shaped nose from their parents, but I’ve inherited much more: a passion for learning and an insatiable curiosity which has served me well throughout my academic career.My father, an electrical engineer, taught me to explore the world with inquis...Only our actions, words, and ideas could possibly represent the personal qualities that matter. Since age 12, I have coded and designed websites -- for my school, the local community, and as a personal hobby and pastime.The true worth of a person is revealed in those glimpses of light in the midst of adversity and darkness. In fact, I started my own Internet business in 2004 and was hired as a webmaster by Intel Corporation this past summer. Read more I wended my way through the first through fourth grades mostly without speaking.She never hides her anger, her glee, or her fierce, well-deserved ...Read more “—ington, party of thirty, your tables are ready,” announced the hostess.In Long Beach, every day was a struggle for survival.By the age of nine, I had witnessed the death of my mother and one of my best friends g...