In the small fishing village of Methoni, Greece, my grandmother wanders through her garden each day, selecting plump tomatoes, peppers, zucchinis, and eggplants from their respective vines. My Pappou voyages far into the Mediterranean Sea, hopeful that his worn yellow fishing net will bring him luck that day. Continuing this daily routine from afar, my Baba hand-picks produce at the grocery store and closely inspects fillets at the fish counter. Each ingredient he buys is intentional, and excess is discouraged.
Student illuminates print collection that highlights early 20th century New York city life Abby Mackles '09 with "New York Illuminated," her project for Museum Studies. A woman on a rooftop under the backdrop of the dark New York skyline gazes toward an open and lit doorway.
This is "New York Illuminated," an exhibition of prints from the early 20th century, which Abby Mackles '09 recently created for an independent study in Museum Studies. Tucked between a computer lab and a printmaking studio in Cummings Arts Center, in a room few people know exists, a row of deep file drawers houses The Fanny Wetmore Print Collection.
Stored away are some of Rembrandt's etchings, Durer's woodcuts and engravings, Japanese woodcuts and U. Searching those drawers, the print of the woman in the doorway - Martin Lewis's "The Little Pent House" - first sparked her interest.
It's an unexpected city scene. She pointed to a print that focuses on a scene through a window, and another, with immigrants sleeping in rows on a rooftop. The roof, she said, was a place to escape for air, light and space.
Mackles said she enjoyed the many disciplines she needed to explore to complete her project: Zabel, she said, was particularly helpful when it came to writing the booklet. They worked closely together throughout her time working on the project. This summer, Mackles will intern at artnet in New York, where she will have the chance to combine her interests in art and business while working for a web-based company devoted to the art market.The essays can be the most important components of your application.
Read selected examples of essays that worked, as nominated by our admissions committee. Will polyphonic notes resonate in college?
Yes. For instance, balancing a creative narrative with scientific facts will make a more believable story. I want to bring together different. Hamilton College’s Alumni Magazine.
Tufts University’s Office of Admission. Connecticut College‘s Office of Admission. The College Board‘s advice on writing essays has a few examples with critique. If you want a sense of how important the opening lines of your college essay can be, see my own post here, with samples from Stanford.
Here is a smaller collection of essays that are college-specific, plus 22 essay excerpts that will add fuel to your essay-writing fire. Smith College Each year, Smith asks its applicants to answer a different prompt with a word essay.
Emma Andrikidis ‘21 Belmont High School, Belmont, Massachusetts. Looking out at the Mediterranean Sea, I delight in each bite of the kolokithakia tiganita my Yiayia had made for lunch. In the small fishing village of Methoni, Greece, my grandmother wanders through her garden each day, selecting plump tomatoes, peppers, zucchinis, and eggplants from their respective vines.
Student illuminates print collection that highlights early 20th century New York city life Abby Mackles '09 with "New York Illuminated," her project for Museum Studies. A woman on a rooftop under the backdrop of the dark New York skyline gazes toward an open and lit doorway. Oct 14, · Resources include Connecticut College’s Essays That Worked collection and these sample essays published in The Times.
In addition, give them this handout (PDF). Tell the “admissions committees” to imagine that each of these essay writers has .