Free College Admissions Essays: The Airplane Theory

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If a wish is a strong desire for something that is not easy to achieve, then what do people do to make their wishes a reality. Some people pray at night, and others are lucky enough to find a shooting star. Me however, I don’t see shooting stars where I live, so I make some of my most personal wishes on airplanes. I call it “The Airplane Theory”.
It all started with the first airplane I wished on. To this day, I have had a desire to go on more adventures, and have the opportunity to travel to literally everyplace on Earth. This might sound a bit unusual, but I have always wanted to learn more about my world. For example, what is the population in Hokkaido, Japan? What kind of food do they eat in Australia? I’m interested in finding out. I want to know more about the world I live in, the people I share it with, and what makes their world so different from mine. If this wish was in any way to be granted, I would have the ultimate chance to take what U learned from other countries, and use it to grow as a person. Only then could I have a complete appreciation for everything that surrounds me.
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Most people would probably contradict this thought being that most people are in a rush to grow up, but I have my reasons.I feel like my entire senior year in middle school went way too fast: so fast that I still can’t remember my class schedule like I was able to in seventh grade. I fear that before I know it, I’ll be in a nursing home with only a couple years left on my life, and that I won’t be able to recall that I even had enough of those little moments to enjoy in my lifetime. I’m scared of that. That’s why you’ll always see me living in the moment no matter what it is that I’m doing. I don’t want to forget. I want to be able to look back on my life, and proudly say, “It took a long time to get where I

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