I had few toys and little in the way of craft material, but as a child I didn’t see the bleakness of communism and instead discovered ways to create beauty by using the things around me... This is probably not a sentence one hears everyday, if ever, but for me it is true.
I know many people fear and loath taxes, and are frightened and put off by the complex laws that govern their applications, but I am just the opposite; they fascinate me...
The safest practice is to proofread anything you send electronically within the very form in which it is sent.
Although it might seem like it simply involves luck, getting into graduate school involves more than just having your name randomly drawn out of a pile.
I was so sad thinking about all the experiences in life that she will miss by being taken at such a young age, and what a loss this was for the entire community to never know what good she could have accomplished, if given time...
Spending my early years in my family’s native Lebanon gave me a sense of history and permanence on this earth that seemed very at odds with the new life we started when my family moved to New Mexico when I was ___ years old.
Also, if your application is electronic and requires you to cut and paste text or conform to a word or character count, check the material that you input carefully to be certain that it’s complete and reads just as you wish it to.
In some cases, you may lose special characters or paragraph breaks, and words over the maximum allowable count may be cut off.
Growing up under a communist regime is not the most auspicious beginning for a budding artist, but I have found that if one’s innate talents can flourish in this most austere of environments, then just imagine what it can accomplish in more fertile ground.
My family never had much money for food, let alone presents.