Roller Coaster of a Weight Loss Journey(Part 1)

A scholarship essay. Academics and athletics were the two aspects of my life I had tried to keep fairly balanced all my life. From ages 5 to 14, soccer was my main sport. It was my favorite way to stay in shape and improve my athletic ability. However, when I was rejected from my school…

How I Want to Change the World: Scholarship Application

Before I discuss majors, I must admit that I see myself as a writer first and a bakery owner second. That being said, I have an ardent love of science and all things food, and one career path I plan to have would be able to combine the two. Firstly, I made sure to push…

The Issue With “Dieting”

Dieting to many is seen as a form of restraint and miserable abstinence. Rather than seeing it as a way to fix an unhealthy lifestyle and live a more fulfilling existence, society has instead manifested a “diet” into something much more sinister, more despicable, more susceptible to disdain and scrutiny. Diets in our American culture…