Essay Questions

What is your most memorable childhood experience?Running from school to home, changing, grabbing some snacks and running down to the river for swimming on summer days was just wonderful.
What immediate family member do you closely identify with and why?I am most like my father. He is a school teacher, social worker, and a farmer. I am highly influenced by his honesty and hard work. Like him, I am also very immune to negative things.
What character traits do you admire in an individual?Honesty and hard work. I also admire an expressive personality.
What is the funniest thing ever to happen to you?I mistook a cow calf for a tiger on a dark early morning in a jungle while I was going to classes for science school. I was pretty scared at the time, but now I find it funny.
If time and money were not an issue, where would you travel and why?I would go to Karnali, Nepal, to hike the mountains there and talk with local people, understand their culture, and try to learn how to smile and be happy even though they are in one of the most rural places in the world. My other dream vacation is Queenstown, New Zealand. This place is a paradise with beautiful snowy mountains, amazing rivers, and lakes.
When and if you ever have children, what would you like to pass on to them?I have two beautiful kids. I would certainly teach them that life is full of possibilities. With hard work and dedication, they can achieve anything in life and go very far from where they start.