Rutgers University is a vibrant community of people with a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. How would you benefit from and contribute to such an environment? Consider variables such as your talents, travels, leadership activities, volunteer services, and cultural experiences.
To being with my interest in becoming a Neonatal Nurse and volunteering in my community has given me many opportunities to meet and work with a variety of people from different cultures, which has resulted in a greater appreciation, importance and understanding of cultural diversity.
I have spent my past four years attending Cicely Tyson honoring my visual arts skills, which has provided me with numerous opportunities to work with students of various cultural backgrounds. My participation in group projects with fellow artists has exposed me to a wide variety of cultural values, beliefs and traditions.
Furthermore, I volunteer regularly at my mosque and have encountered and welcomed many people of different cultural backgrounds while working at food pantries, soup kitchens, and clothing drives. One specific day we had soup kitchen. We scheduled for people to bring different dishes, drinks and eating utensils. I helped serve and greeted everyone with a smile and a “hello”. It happened to be a great turn out and I felt like I really did something good. Helping others is something I enjoy to do which is why I want a career in Nursing.
This past summer, I participated in the Aim High Academy program at the Newark campus of Rutgers University. While I was at this program, we went on many trips. Some of the trips were to Branch Brook Park, Lake Surprise, and Barbour Pond. Our main goal was to catch dragonflies and damselflies. After we caught them we identified their sex and species. We also had classes with Gary Martinez where we had open discussions on a book called Brain Rules by John Medina. Gary also gave us...