My Relationship with Katie Anderson

My relationship with my ex-girlfriend Katie had its bad and good experiences in equal measure. Although I may be compelled to think that my alleged misdemeanor and insufficient communication were the main contributors to the failure of our relationship, the fact that she ended it abruptly gives me second thoughts. What I do understand is…

Immigrant Experience

In the early 20th century, the citizens of Ukraine encountered tough economic and socio-political conditions. Ukrainians experienced constant pressure from the side of Austrian-Hungarian and Russian governments which dictated the rules. After the failure of the revolution in 1905-1907 the situation exacerbated. A number of Ukrainian writers and educated individuals fell the victims of severe…

Personal Statement

Question 1 Freshman Applicant Prompt I am a Chinese native from Guangdong Province applying for a chance to enter the University of California to study a major in political economy. I was the only child the family, so my parents strived to inculcate good values in me thereby enabling me to develop socially, physically, morally,…

Personal Statement

Question 1 I come from a rich cultural background where art is considered as a form of person’s identity. Therefore, in China, my idea of art would be as a cultural symbol limited to the specific constructs of a particular people within a given period. However, this perspective was changed a few years ago when…