My parents had seriously thought about moving away from the area I was living in it was actually pretty bad neighborhood.
I had actually found an axe lying around that was stripped away and had the top sharpened, it was a battle axe that the local gang had hidden.
On the campus of the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), I worked with College Summit peer leaders, high school seniors, to craft their personal essays for college applications.
They joined 70 new peers from around the country who each only knew the other three people from their high school.
They may feel like additional work, but the supplements are a great opportunity to express your commitment to a college and show that you match the personality and character that they’re looking for.
Every college has their own supplement questions, and most of them fall into one of eight categories: Defining Moments, Community, Issues, Influences, Why this College, Why This Major, Activities, and Scholarships.Start by thinking about the moments that have shaped you in a positive way.You’ll know you’ve picked a good moment if you enjoy the process of writing about it!Defining Moment I was born in the city of Los Angeles.I lived in East los Angels in a two story apartments near Christopher Dena Elementary School, which was the school I was currently going to.You had to join a gang back them because people didn’t want to be alone.So by the time I was almost second grade I had changed to a private catholic School to see if the problems would diminish even a little, which they did but not for long.I Believe that was I was 5 years and going to First grade when two rival Gangs decided to have a shoot out right next to the School.I remember it was recess and was waiting for these kids to get some balls out from a shed that they had where they had all the equipment.My parents had had enough I had always remembered them talking whenever we drove by Tustin they would always say that one day they would....pass_color_to_child_links a.u-inline.u-margin-left--xs.u-margin-right--sm.u-padding-left--xs.u-padding-right--xs.u-absolute.u-absolute--center.u-width--100.u-flex-align-self--center.u-flex-justify--between.u-serif-font-main--regular.js-wf-loaded .u-serif-font-main--regular.amp-page .u-serif-font-main--regular.u-border-radius--ellipse.u-hover-bg--black-transparent.web_page .u-hover-bg--black-transparent:hover.