Service Engagement: Commit to service to the community I’ve found that I am committed to environmental service, which often produces benefits that extend beyond the environment and into the community. I learned a lot about the benefits of urban beekeeping…

Leadership Development: Develop leadership skills that can be demonstrated in the classroom, in the community, in their co-curricular activities, and in their future roles in society. I think leadership is an important skill. I had a lot of experience with…

Academic Enrichment: Academic excellence through rigorous curricular experiences beyond the university norm both in and out of the classroom I’m amazed by the number of different classes OSU offers, and I’m excited to take the ones that interest me. I’m…

Original Inquiry: Understand the research process by engaging in experiences During my senior year of high school, I completed an independent research project on bee suitability in my hometown of Erie, Pennsylvania (read more about the project here). I was excited…

Waldameer

I have been a Red Cross certified lifeguard with CPR/AED and First Aid training for three years, and during the summers, I work as a lifeguard at a local amusement/water park called Waldameer and Water World. I started working here…

Throughout my senior year of high school, I worked on an independent research project involving the suitability of bees in my hometown of Erie, Pennsylvania. The project was completed through my AP Research class, and it really kickstarted my excitement…

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My first year at OSU really began in the summer, when I found out I received the Eminence scholarship. It was really amazing news, especially after school had been shut down because of Covid. I remember meeting with some of…

Global Awareness: Appreciation for diversity and each individual’s unique differences. Throughout my time at OSU, I want to be introduced to different cultures and ideas to expand both my knowledge and acceptance of others. Currently, I am enrolled in a…

My current career path is to become a wildlife or zoo veterinarian. However, I am also considering pursing a career in research. There are a lot of aspects of each that I need to consider, and I hope my experiences…