College Application Essays accepted by Colorado State University

Colorado State University

It's electric really, the feeling I get when I know what I want to do to the paper. It's even better when I have the pencil in my hand, loaded with lead, and with plenty of eraser (I'll be using both extensively). It's the thing that makes me feel...

Colorado State University

And there I was: sitting in front of a school computer on a cheap plastic chair, my hands resting on a desk stained to look like wood. It was early in the morning and in the middle of my second semester of my freshman year of high school. Little...

Colorado State University

Here in New Mexico, when a car is no longer wanted, it may not go to the junkyard. Instead, cars may end up in a place we call the “arroyo.” “What is an arroyo?” you ask. Some might call it a ditch, but to me it is closer to a car dealership...

Colorado State University

If I were a time traveler, I would go to what is now the southwestern area of the United States during the 1100’s. I would go there because I have always been fascinated with Native Americans. I am particularly interested in the Anasazi, “Ancient...

Colorado State University

I’ll always remember that drive; there was a crisp summer breeze sailing in through my window and the taste of early-morning dew still hung in the air. My heart was beating so fast, I could hardly hear my favorite song, “Sweet Caroline”, blasting...

Colorado State University

I am a citizen of another world. This land is not one everyone ventures into, and even fewer make a home within it. It is a world with mystery and magic, unimaginable creatures and portals that lead to the stuff of dreams. Some call us divers,...