Premium Content Tiempo de la Familia: My Profound Impact
by Charles Mitchell Parrish - August 12, 2009
Discuss a major personal experience, achievement, risk or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you.
A thousand miles away from home, I sat in a cramped apartment littered with Bruce Springsteen CDs, listening to my Spanish home-stay family talk about their day. Every evening, just before dinner, the four of us would gather for tiempo de la familia (family time). Nuria and I would chat about her friends in Oviedo. Emilio would discuss his work as…
This excerpt of the essay is provided for free. To read the complete essay of 484 words or to get access to the rest of our College Application Essays, please subscribe below or log in if you are already subscribed.
Join Now - Choose a Membership Level
GradeSaver provides access to quizzes, 3077 literature essays, 906 sample college application essays and ad-free surfing in this premium content, "Members Only" section of the site! Membership includes a 10% discount on all editing orders.
We have been mentioned in the Washington Post, the Economist, and many other papers around the world for our exceptional essays. GradeSaver has reviewed each essay for quality; these essays are the very best on the Internet and many have been written by students of Ivy League colleges.
|3-Day Trial (recurring)||$2.95 *|
|30-Day Trial (recurring)||$6.95 *|
|1 Month Membership (one-time charge)||$12.95|
|12 Month Membership (one-time charge)||$49.95|
* After your trial period, you will be billed a monthly fee of $6.95 with the option to cancel at any time. Questions? Read our FAQ.
College Application Essays accepted by Middlebury College
- Peace and Reciprocity
- Difference and Uncertainty
- Fairness and Justice
- Sticks and Stones
- Growing Up
- Drawing My Life
- Finding My Faith
- Tiempo de la Familia: My Profound Impact