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My Extracurricular Experience

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Please briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work experiences. (150 word limit) “Sweet dreams are made of this!” I belted confidently along with the entire team. Three years ago, when I first joined Speech, I would have never predicted I’d be karaoke-ing to the Eurythmics in front of everyone. As an awkward, science-y, and cautious freshman, Speech was intimidating. The members were dedicated, spontaneous, and unafraid of judgement. I didn’t understand them, and I had absolutely no idea that I would eventually become one of them. I ended up joining, and after three years of doing crazy vocal warm-ups with this team and dancing during award ceremonies, I learned more than just public speaking. In a competitive world, my team taught me to stay focused but also let loose. As captain this year, I would like to say I’m less awkward, but that’s not the case. However, I am more willing to speak up, share my weirdness, and of course, sing karaoke. With the understanding that the choice of academic school you indicated is not binding, explain why you are applying to that particular school of study. (150 word limit) My chubby fingers sift through the sand, looking for agates to add to my pile. By the end of recess, my pile was higher than everyone else’s. For this, I was named “Agate Queen” of the sandbox. At 3 years old, I felt like royalty. Almost 15 years later, I’m still digging, but now, I dig much deeper. I dig into the mysteries of neuroscience,
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