Don't just recount—reflect! What or who do you turn to when you want to learn more?
If you need more help choosing a topicyou can find some tips on our Choosing a Topic for Your College Essay page. As an international student, you offer other students an opportunity for cultural diversity.
While these things are important, so much of your personality forms as a child too. It implies that her brother is engaged in the family activity.
How might I bring honor and prestige to the university? Remember that you are more than just an international student from an interesting background; you are a complete person with a lifetime of experiences.
Whatever you feel you can contribute, add that to your list of essay goals. Looking for strategic college advice? I reread the third item, a short note that a student at a rural elementary school in Korea had struggled to write in her broken English. This prompt is an invitation to write about something you care about.