Intellectual curiosity is a person’s way of expanding their horizons and discovering what’s out there. One way to aggrandize horizons is to learn about people, their ethnic background, and culture. Understanding the people that you work with can lead to excellent leadership.
Why, how, when, and where are some of the questions that I would annoy my parents with. Ever since I was able to hold things in my hand, I wondered how they worked and their purpose. My mom tells me stories about how I would destroy expensive toys to see the components just for the purpose of establishing how it works. Even today I ask questions. At school, teachers refer to me as “question girl”. I do not want that name to fade away when I attend your school.
Being from a diminutive village of Sidhpur, India, education was not the main priority for people. Farming and herding was my grandparent’s life. The only education that people received was enough to write letters from the city to the village. About 1 to 5% of the population went to college, which they later dropped out. I am thankful of my grandparents for allowing my dad to immigrate to the United States for a better life and educating us. My parents highly depend on me to receive a great quality education and become someone important, and I will not let them down. Hopefully after college I can go back to my native land and show my grandparents, aunts, and uncles how much I have achieved.
Leadership matters a lot to me because I come form a community of hardworking people. I use my artistic talents to help around people. Every sunday I go down the womens shelter where the abandoned women stay, and I play around with their kids and which brings happyness and allows them to forget what has happened.
Keeping in mind that I am a minorty form a small town in India, the level of my curiosity and my leadership skills, I wouldmake a great student for your institution. I will work hard to ful...