This course revealed a direct correlation between what I had studied in the classroom with the real world. Top Outstanding Psychology Student award in statistics. What was the difference? Both Shia and Sunni candidates are selected, helping to diversify the future leadership of my country.
My siblings and I were sitting at the dinner table giggling and spelling out words in our alphabet soup. After all, to follow your passion is, literally, a dream come true. I debated human rights violations in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from an Israeli perspective, argued whether Syrian refugees should be allowed entry into neighboring European countries, and then created resolutions for each problem.
Even though I was probably only ten at the time, I wanted to find a way to help kids like me. As such, I developed an innate understanding of topics such as protein function in the brain and differential equation modeling early in high school, helping me develop a strong science and math foundation to supplement my passion for engineering.
I also had to follow some rules: No food in my room, no using the family computer, no lights on after midnight, and no ride unless it was an emergency. I asked my friend Danielle if I could live with her until I found a new home. I campaigned in local parks to educate people on sustaining the seas.