Do you remember the days when boy bands ruled? No, I don’t mean the Jonas Brothers or Allstar Weekend – I’m talking about the dancing/lip-syncing boy bands with corny rhymes and meaningless lyrics. You know, Backstreet Boys, ‘N Sync, and
Many would think of heavy metal groups as no-talent braggarts who sing raucous melodies about death, sex, and devil-worship. Now, alternative music is mainstream, which has pushed not only the “no-talent braggarts,” but the truly talented heavy metal bands underground.
“Less cute and more sexy” than her previous albums, claimed pop star Katy Perry before the release of her new album, “Teenage Dream.” It contains the hits “Teenage Dream” and the Teen Choice award-winning single “California Gurls” (featuring Snoop Dogg),
My third Dream Theater review thus far. Well, I think it’s high time to talk about their 2007 album for once. This album has 8 tracks much like Octavarium and has the second longest epic In the Presence of Enemies,
“Siamese Dream,” the sophomore effort from the alternative band Smashing Pumpkins, is considered by many to be one of the defining albums of the early ?s. Often obscured by its successors, the epic “Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness,” this
Once upon a time. Those four simple words can charm children into being quiet and sitting around a person eager to hear the telling of a story. They can make the sweet and romantic heart of a young woman swoon
Ronald Regan once professed, “The American dream is that every man must be free to become whatever God intends him to become.” Under this idea of the American dream, opportunities prove boundless. Every American has the freedom to explore any
Let’s take a trip through time. Take yourself back to the year 2001 and envision yourself as a seven year old. You’ve just started first grade and the teacher is trying to learn more about you. By asking questions about
I’ll be honest with you. In my life I’ve faced few truly major problems; few roadblocks I couldn’t handle, either alone or with the help of my family. I tried scanning my mind for an autobiographical tear-jerker, and realized once
The question “want to come help me practice?” is so imbedded in my head that I couldn’t forget it even if I wanted to. My step brother Bobby, used to ask me this question every day after school. Every day
When I was 13, life was good, life seemed easy. My parents were living the American Dream after coming from Poland as immigrants. After a lifetime of hard work and sacrifice, things finally started coming into place. For me, bad
Napoleon Hill, an author in the 1900’s once wrote, “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” This seems to prove true for almost all goals. There are a lot of step that we must take to reach our goal.
Dreams and nightmares we all have them, we experience them. Dreams are what we would want to happen in our futures, hopes and goal. Our motivation to make come true. Nightmares are what most of us are afraid of, they
As I sat in my chair I started sweating, thinking to myself, I can’t mess this up now. Two seconds later I had finally done it. I had been working hours on building a rocket that would take my brave
A five-year-old girl stands alone in a room. There’s silence; no one is watching her but me. She climbs atop a bar stool that towers over her head. There’s no one to halt her curiosity or tell her to get
While sleeping in Jackson, Wyoming I found my passion for environmentalism. I first traveled to Jackson in 2008 with my seventh grade class on a two week long camping trip. I immediately felt at peace when I arrived surrounded by
As I sit here and attempt to piece together an answer for the question on this college application, I can’t seem to think of any openings that aren’t utterly cliche. Maybe even this opening is cliche, but it is giving
“Oh! Hi Ananya!” this is the general routine daily followed by us to greet each other! Don’t think that I look as if some angel fallen from the sky (what would I not do to look like that!) because Ana
If I could build my dream house it would be amazing.I would like it to be on the Hawaiian island of Maui.Also my house would sit on the beautiful,white,sandy beaches.My dream house would include a beautiful bedroom,lugubrious bathroom,and an exciting
Driving up to Rolling Hills Ranch in my mom’s champagne colored jeep we pull onto a street with horse crossing signs, something one does not see everyday in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania. Aside form that, we know we have arrived when the
“Hello class. My name is Miss Larkin and I’m going to be your teacher today,” the five-year old fantasizer fluttered to her stuffed friends. The day I found an old whiteboard in my basement was the day my imagination ran
Dreams, all of us have them, as children many of us dreamt of being astronauts or neurologist, teachers, police officers, firemen, actors, and ballerinas. As life went on some left behind their childhood dreams as only nature has it that
I have been picturing this house ever since I was a kid. It has four floors, huge windows, and many rooms I sometimes would get lost . This house has to be mine, I tell myself. When I opened my
Beep. Beep. Beep. It is seven in the morning, December 14th 2020. I walk into the hospital in New York, reviewing my appointments for the day. I smile when I reach my office and see a plaque that says Emily
He told me to wait for him in the back of the courtroom, until he was finished trying his case. But I was only nine years old and got bored easily. I had my favorite American Girl doll with me,
“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” –Thomas Edison For the most part, I’m a pretty average girl. I have a closet full of shoes, enjoy the
I have wanted to be a writer since I was eleven years old. Not just any writer, but a real, published writer. Even at that immature age, these dreams were close to my heart; I wanted desperately to be published.
The car rumbled down the street with a flat tire and its lights worn out, just enough to pitch a light through the dark perils of the night. The screeching muffler pounding the street drew sirens that awakened the neighbors.
Common Application Question: Some students have a background or story that is so central to their identity that they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. As I sit
There is a difference between a dreamer and a doer- result. Everybody has a dream. My dream is to become a well-known director, cinematographer, and/or screen play writer. Two words that represent the difference between me and most others are