Diversity In A College Community

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A range of academic interests, personal perspectives, and life experiences adds much to the educational mix. Given your personal background, describe an experience that illustrates what you would bring to the diversity in a college community, or an encounter that demonstrated the importance of diversity to you. 498/500 word limit. A college campus is analogous to a melting pot. Every student is a different "element" with different "properties", but when you put them together on a campus, they start to "melt together" and become one. This is what diversity means to me. Imagine the world as if everybody was a clone trooper, what a boring place it would be. So what kind of "element" am I? What are my "properties?" How would I fit into the melting pot? If I were indeed an element, I would have been discovered in Kenya by George and Jacqueline Isanda and my name would be BrianusObinous, my atomic height would be 6 foot 2 inches, and my atomic mass would be 153 lbs. or…show more content…
I would bring my soccer cleats because soccer has been a big part of my life and I have been playing the sport for as long as I can remember and college life without soccer just doesn't seem right. My calculator would definitely accompany me to college because I can't remember the last time I didn't have a chemistry problem that didn't need some bulky number-crunching. Although bringing my baby brother's Thomas the Train Engine would raise a few puzzled looks, it would be guaranteeing at least one visit from my little brother to come and retrieve it. I believe that I will contribute towards diversity in a college community because I am my own "element" with my own "properties" which set me apart from others. While some "elements" are introverts and prefer to keep to themselves, I am willing to be reactive and bond with other

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