Just a story

In that I was born a rat, there is no tragedy. “In each creature there is a breathing of Gods”. So my teacher spoke. Much worse that I was born a clever rat. And that is legible of outlined life, which one is conducted by me. People, for me there is nothing interesting and unpredictable. … Read more

The Most Important Day of My Life

The most important day of my life had just happened recently. It all started out when some friends and I were bored. We wanted to do something that was fun and cool which also happened to be very bad. We decided we were going to make a big firecracker. The first thing we did was … Read more

The Big Lie

The Big Lie I have been going to church since I was three years old. I also attended Sunday school since I was three. Since then I have been confirmed as a member of the church and have actively participated in the senior high youth program at my church. All of these years I figured … Read more

My self-wondering

Sitting here on this corner I find my self-wondering is this what has become of our great nation. Days go by, and all we think about is if there will be any food waiting on us at home or at the soup kitchens and bread lines. We think to our selves is our government not … Read more

Urban Safari

There are times when having a brother with twenty more years of age, experience, and wisdom, can adversely effect your credibility. This is especially true at nine years old. I found this to be the case one Christmas day many years ago when my brother Tom came home for the holidays. It appeared to be … Read more

My Waterfall

Behind my house, barely noticeable, is a trail leading through the woods to a waterfall. The trail is narrow but well worn. Any shrubbery that would have grown has been trampled down and all that is left is a very narrow path, overhung with branches from the trees that mark its sides. As I start … Read more

Sometimes in life

Sometimes in life there are events that take place and impact your life greatly. A friend of mine, Marc Finch, was in a life threatning motorcycle accident. When I found out what happened to Marc I didn’t think he was going to make it and that in its self was the worst news I have … Read more

My Declaration of Independence

When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for one person to go to college, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that she make a difference. Even if not all of the words are mine, they mean something to me. As a matter of fact, some of the words should … Read more

Around The World

As I approached the party I could hear the blasting music all the way from the street. When I reached the back of the house to enter I could distinguish the song that was playing; it was Its good to be King by Tom Petty. After waiting in a line to enter I was finally … Read more

Personal Statement

ā€œSo, sweetheart, what would you like for Christmas,ā€ my dad asked while I was sitting down flipping through some catalogs one December afternoon. As I put the last of the catalogs down, I went into my room and thought about what I wanted. I never truly desired anything until that year. I was eleven. Within … Read more

My Participation in the Prince of Wales Robotics Team

The intellectual achievement that I feel is my most prominent academic experience is participating, for the second consecutive year, in the Prince of Wales Robotics Team. This was an opportunity to gain valuble insights into designing and manufacturing electrical robots with fellow teammates and professional engineers. Firstly, in connection with my involvement in the Robotics … Read more

Princeton Acceptance Essay

A creek is no place for shoes. I think it’s unreasonable to ask such children to keep their shoes on in such a place. My bare feet were always covered with calluses from walking down the rough pavement of Pine Street and around the corner, past the tall oaks, but not as far as the … Read more

My Personal Support Group (Cheerleading)

I am often sorry that my parents did not take it upon themselves to enroll me in any recreational activities in my preadolescent years. I believe that sports are an integral part of growing up. They provide an opportunity to meet and interact with peers. Numerous occasions I can recall feeling excluded from the group … Read more

An unforgivable Choice

Whats the matter a girl asked a ragged boy. Nothing the brown red-eyed boy answered. Wheres your good behaviour? its not very polite to lie, Im sure Santa heard that. Now do you want my help, or not? the girl tryed again. I do the boy said. My name is Lucinda Wellington Jones, whats yours? … Read more

Human Suffering Essay

My great-grandmother passed away last month. She was an unbelievable woman who carried a special place in my heart. It was hard to handle the anguish I felt when I first heard about her death. Her passing left me with an empty feeling inside. The sad, empty, and painful feeling I sensed was my suffering. … Read more

Ramsey vs. Fletcher

As a student at Southern Methodist University, I have acquired knowledge from requisite classes to not only better myself, but also for the betterment of my community. I feel, as apart of the human race, that we should continue to strive for an enhanced community by gaining information from other humans. However, in order for … Read more