Why Wellesley?

Why Wellesley? What attracts you about Wellesley?


Our Socratic reading group is the ultimate unconventional cult, nine curious high schoolers and a college professor gathering every weekend to discuss the practicality of anarchy, the life of the mind, and the cosmological divine. Here, I learned things my school curriculum couldn’t teach me: how to break down an independent film philosophically, how to make the perfect latte, how scan a second-hand bookstore and spot that dust-covered Greek tragedy. Soon, I knew I didn’t just want any liberal-arts college, but one with specifically designed interdisciplinary programs fusing literature and art. I’m constantly intrigued by mediums of story-telling: graphic novels, films, musicals. Equally fascinated with form, with the infinite architecture of human visual art, I want to construct dialogues between people and places. Through Wellesley’s art department and English major’s creative writing concentration, I hope to thoroughly explore cinematographic screenwriting and illustration, a world where I can bridge the gap between literature and design.

And my vision of art does not stop there. As a student, I’ve traveled extensively, deeply fascinated by hotel décor, the spiraling bird installations, cubist-inspired couches under dim...

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