BU Supplement Essay - Something that's not on the resume
“Something that's not on the resume"- Give us a glimpse of a passion, dream, or mental pursuit that absorbs and delights you. (300 words or less)
An issue I am deeply concerned with is the environment, because without a stable environment, humans simply cannot exist. My junior year, I took AP Environmental Science, and many of the things I learned in that class sparked my interest in the preservation of the natural world. One of the main problems that we face in protecting the environment is global climate change, which is largely due to the immense amount of carbon dioxide being released into the atmosphere every day. Because of the vastness of this problem, the process of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere or at the very least limiting our output of it provides substantial entrepreneurial opportunities. This interests me greatly, because it combines two of my passions, the environment and entrepreneurship.Recently, I came upon an exciting news story. The headline read “Scientists Accidentally Discover Efficient Process to Turn CO2 into Ethanol.” The discovery of this prospect fascinated me. The process the article described was fairly simple, requiring only common elemental materials, and it was possible at room temperature, which would save lots of money compared to other methods where a certain temperature must be maintained. Most importantly, a product of...
Join Now to View Premium Content
GradeSaver provides access to 1635 study guide PDFs and quizzes, 10738 literature essays, 2693 sample college application essays, 625 lesson plans, and ad-free surfing in this premium content, “Members Only” section of the site! Membership includes a 10% discount on all editing orders.
Already a member? Log in