Why are you drawn to the academic fields you indicated in the Anticipated Degree and Academic Interest questions above?
(I put undecided for both Anticipated Degree and Academic Interest.
I am very interested in science, but not quite sure what exact field I will follow)
Heres my short answer:
I was first drawn to science after watching a movie called The Elegant Universe in my freshman year physics class. This movie taught me that through science, humankind is capable of unraveling some of the many mysteries of the universe. Science is intriguing to me because it is a source of discovery and imagination with infinite potential. After realizing how much I enjoyed physics and science, I decided to take engineering and partook in a project called Project Lead the Way. In this project I helped design and construct a solar powered water purifier which was sent to sanitize water in Haiti. This class and especially this project showed me how applicable and essential science is to the real world. After taking physics, engineering, biology, and chemistry my passion for scientific discovery grew. Although I am unsure what specific discipline I will follow within the realm of science, I am certain that my passions lie in this area. I am confident that the variety of programs and open curriculum at Brown will help me refine and locate my anticipated degree and academic interest.
This short answer is supposed to be 1000 characters max and this is 1096. Could someone tell me what they think and help me make it under 1000. Thanks