Why Tulane

Please describe why you are interested in attending Tulane University (optional). 50-800 words.


"Great things happen here," was my thought when I first walked into Google’s Chicago headquarters. A field trip sponsored by Loyola’s Leadership Mentor Program took us to experience the organic and creative atmosphere of Google and learn about career opportunities. In Loyola’s LA Tank, I experienced how companies like Google get their start. Groups of students created, pitched, and marketed their own unique products, often starting from nothing but a simple concept and turning it into something great.

I applied these experiences, and the knowledge and diligence that they fostered, to my own life. I used my 10 years as a tennis player and entrepreneurial skills to develop my own business venture - Match Point Kids Tennis. I coach children of different ages and skill levels. To advertise, I hung up brightly colored posters around town and created a website. Through coaching, I am I able to share my love for the sport with others, while learning the basics of business.

I’m passionate about business - how it works and how it can bring about positive change in society. At Tulane I plan to develop my business skills further. The University’s thriving academic community will provide me with the skills I need to transform from a young...

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