College Admissions Essay: Imagination Vs. Knowledge

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Have you ever imaged a world where you can scream for help and Batman would show up and save you? Or Clark Kent would take off his glasses and become Superman? Somewhere you can walk the streets and feel safe knowing someone was watching over you day or night because it was the duty they chose to take on but also because they sought to protect the place they loved. One of the smartest man in the world once said “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.” Albert Einstein This quote has great value as It identifies my past, present and future. Many of you will ask how someone can choose imagination over knowledge, however I grew up believing that heroes lived in comic books and they …show more content…

As a child, I always imaged a world where people wouldn't look at my shoes and clothe and base their opinion on what they see because as many say “ you can't judge a book by its cover” My mom was trying to become a Doctor while my Dad was a Sportscaster and honestly I had a very good life.They gave me the life they thought I deserved but honestly the life I lived was the same one I wanted to change. I was the only child in my neighborhood with original comics, books and action figures as many had replicas made in my country. Back then i thought nothing can be better than having something someone else wanted and it made me selfish it made me believe that having nice thing was the only way for me to be happy. I can tell you how I collected Jordans, Comics and most of all how I became selfish, but you won't understand unless I explain how I went from being a child of privilege to become the person who wants to change the

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