Essay Questions

What is your most memorable childhood experience?I have to say that my most memorable childhood experience goes back to when I was playing soccer on the school's varsity team. My family came to see the game and I scored an impressive goal which to this day I clearly remember. Playing soccer was one of my favorite activities during my childhood and such memories still make me smile and feel nostalgic.
What immediate family member do you closely identify with and why?I am very close with both of my parents, but I would have to say it is my older brother. Many people are fortunate to have great loving parents but not as many are fortunate enough to have a great, amazing sibling. My older brother has always supported me and loved me unconditionally. He was always the first one to hear me out and convince my parents whenever there were any disputes or arguments. He is someone who I will always look up to.
What character traits do you admire in an individual?I admire humbleness in people. Especially, I truly admire people who have accomplished so much and yet are still humble. It is such a rare quality, and it is partly the reason why I value it so much in a person. Along with humbleness comes being respectful. It is such a pleasant quality yet quite often hard to find.
What is the funniest thing ever to happen to you?I really don't have anything that comes to my mind except for this one particular memory during my college years. I just remember that my best friend and I came home after playing a video game and he made a ridiculous comment about the game, and I couldn't stop laughing. I laughed really hard for at least 2-3 minutes, and I have never laughed so hard. I can't remember what it was about or why I laughed so hard, but my best friend and I still talk about that incident from time to time.
If time and money were not an issue, where would you travel and why?I would travel to Italy. It is where my wife and I went for our honeymoon, and it was such an exquisite experience. I would like to revisit the places I’ve been for half of our journey and spend the remaining half visiting cities and towns we didn't have a chance to see. The food was absolutely amazing and I would like to have the luxury of enjoying the delicious cuisine until I grow sick of it.
When and if you ever have children, what would you like to pass on to them?I am very fortunate to have parents who have always put my brother and me first above everything else. I would like to do the same for my children. I want to support them and encourage them to be open to new opportunities just as my parents did for me. Also, I would like to pass on the happiness I feel every day to my children. I would also like to pass on how to appreciate everything and value what they have.