Vanderbilt ‘21
B.A., Pre-Medicine Studies
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Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)

Applied for a B.A. in Pre-Medicine Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

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Writing allowed me to discover myself and express my emotions without having to step out of my comfort-zone and speak about my experiences. I went from writing in my diary to published author in two years and ultimately published two books: Two Lives One Decision (murder mystery, 2012) and Destined (science fiction, 2015). Surely my neck has been dipped into the black abyss, but it had also found a way out. I was able to find bliss in amplifying the five senses...
Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
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"Its 11:11, make a wish!” Or dare I say…Make-A-Wish. Okay, I promise I’m not that cheesy. After publishing my novels, Two Lives One Decision and Destined, I decided to use my proceeds by donating to Make-A-Wish-Arizona. Coming from an Indian background, I understood that even the smallest of wishes – baking a cookie or having a birthday party – were almost a dream come true for children in a developing country. I guess I got lucky when I found a Make-A-Wish...
Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
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Here at USC, I hope to continue exploring, developing, and merging my passions for writing and medicine. Through USC’s interdisciplinary nature of “breadth with depth,” I plan to major in Creative Writing and Health and Humanity. In the past two years of high school, I found and led a medical community-service club, You and MeD, and a Literary Magazine club. As a fiction author, I hoped to promote the healing power of writing amongst children of all ages, and...
Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
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I’ll never forget the girl with the braid. Day one, Julianna rolled her eyes at me and complained about being forced to join a club she had “absolutely NO interest in.” But while writing prescriptions, DNA-making, CPR-training, and special-effects, she developed an interest in the endless possibilities of health fields. The moment she hugged me, I realized that if I could have this effect on one person, I might just have the motivational skills to impact more and, together,...

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