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This a personal statement that I wrote when I was 22 years old, as part of my application for a Columbia graduate program… It talks about one of the most significant experiences in my life… – Jasmin
I followed Rudy down the muddy desolate path. The blistering summer heat scorched my skin as perspiration flowed unceasingly down my forehead. I wiped my brow with apprehension when we finally arrived at his home. Cautiously, I followed the fourteen-year old boy past the emaciated dog lying motionless in the dirt. As we neared the door-less entrance, to his home made of cardboard and scrap metal, he began to call for her. Continue reading “One of the most significant experiences in my life…”