My Passion, My Dream, My Life

Why do you want to attend this college? Please explain using personal experience and work experience.


Have a minute? Good. Because I never do. I spend every available moment of my life organizing and directing a group of 25 juniors and seniors in the news studio at my high school. If I am not in the process of assisting my fellow students, troubleshooting equipment, or editing final copies of film, then I am thinking about it. It consumes my life, and I love every minute of it.

I have been running the news studio at my school for almost a year now. I began in the spring semester of 2010 and will be continuing through the fall semester of 2010 and the spring semester of 2011. “Film and Digital Video Production” is an elective at my high school. It is enjoyable for most students, but it is an addiction for me. I need a fix of it constantly. Every day I am down in the studio -- often four and five times per day -- as well as after school. I spend that time editing student projects, working on the town’s access channel programs, or reading manuals to deepen my understanding of the equipment. Working with film is what makes me tick, what motivates me, and it is what I want to work do for the rest of my life.

I first became involved with film as a freshman in high school. We were assigned to film an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet and...

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