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Read more When I moved from Long Beach, CA to Philadelphia, PA in the seventh grade, I encountered an environment far different from the one I had become accustomed to.
While initially a position as a laborer seemed appealing to a junior in high sc... Since age 12, I have coded and designed websites -- for my school, the local community, and as a personal hobby and pastime.
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I was just another young soul eager to meet life’s challenges.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.My father, an electrical engineer, taught me to explore the world with in...One particular picture, from ninth grade, is especially significant not because I like to look at what my classmates or teachers l...Read more It’s never easy to appreciate something unconventional.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.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...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.