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As a second-generation immigrant, I have had to learn the American ropes myself, from the way I dress, to the way I speak and all the social graces of American society. As a kid, I wanted nothing to do with my cultural roots, and conformity was my friend. I constantly thought that showing any hint of cultural diversity would land me glares and stares of disapproval. While classmates of mine took exotic vacations, mine was a boring trip to India...
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I am interested in attending Georgia Tech because I aspire to become a great engineer. Since Georgia Tech is one of the best engineering schools in the country, I would meet other people who are just as passionate about engineering, and that would set up the ideal brainstorming environment. Furthermore, Georgia Tech has one of the top schools for Computer Science. Lance Fortnow, professor and chairman of the School of Computer Science, is an innovative researcher that is leading the...
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I belong to a community of positive attitudes and perseverance. My parents, along with many other parents, are independent business owners in Amway, and they preach about positive mentalities and environments. The children of all these parents form a distinct community built upon these ideals. With a positive mentality, we were encouraged to reach for the stars and deemed everything achievable. We endorsed the Law of Attraction and approached our endeavors with positivity. Instead of hesitantly saying I was going...
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I am interested in the University of Michigan because I want to become a great engineer and study in the College of Engineering. At Michigan, I can explore my passion for engineering with not only the most brilliant people in the country but also through the resources for research. The University of Michigan has a top-ten Engineering program and attracts students who are just as passionate as me to come and enroll. All these innovative students together form the ideal...
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It is hard to imagine a lifetime at this stage of my life, and a “bucket list” is far from my mind. Anticipation, optimism and a sense of immortality define my mentality more accurately than a bucket list. A lifetime is a long time; however, there are some things that take a lifetime to complete. All of these things can go on a bucket list. But what exactly is on my bucket list? Well, there are a lot of things...
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Nelson Mandela once said, “education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Mandela is absolutely right. With education mankind’s potential is limitless; however, not everyone is receiving proper education, and that is a huge problem for humanity. All over cities in America, there are neglected children who do not have the means for an adequate education. Children living in poor areas go to public schools that simply do not satisfy their educational needs....
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I know computer science is the future. It is currently revolutionizing the way we view the world. I would like to attend Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science because I want to make a lasting impact on society by capitalizing on the growing role of technology in everyday life. Carnegie Mellon has established itself as one of the top schools for computer science in the country, and in turn, it has attracted innovative students. I want to go...
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Ideas. Everyone has them. They pop into our heads at random moments. But ideas are just ideas unless they are put into action. I have ideas, but I only pursue them when they relate to my interests. My interest is engineering, and Cornell’s College of Engineering is the perfect place where my ideas can turn into reality and my interests can become a profession. Engineering is a large area of study and has many branches. And although I am...
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Penn Engineering is a perfect fit for me because it can give me the education and lifestyle that identify with all the aspects of my life. I want become an impactful engineer who is a benefit to the world. At the University of Pennsylvania, I will have the opportunity to pursue my passions and become a difference maker. All change starts with research. At Penn, I will have access to not only the top research facilities and resources in the...

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