Elaine Liang

Elaine is passionate about environmental sustainability, existential and moral philosophy, social justice, and the importance of creativity. During high school, she founded a nonprofit that aims to nourish the creativity and sense of purpose among chronically ill children through creating their own fictional storybooks. She was Captain of her school's varsity swim, played the drums for marching band, held a computer science internship for 2 summers, and lead her school's Biology Club. Her goals for the year are to achieve fluency in conversational Spanish, gain insight into a culture vastly different from her own, and most of all, streamline all her varying interests and passions into a common theme to enter college with a renewed sense of self. One of her favorite quotes is "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving." ~Albert Einstein

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Homesick

The smiles of Mami Rosa, the friendliness of Papi Jose, the openness of mis hermanas – all warmly welcomed me into the house of Manosalvas Fonte, located in the city of González Suárez. Yet, when Jose asked me “¿Extrañas a tus padres?”, I couldn’t prevent…

08 September, 2019

My 100-Word Inspiration

I was scrolling through my Linkedln feed one pleasant morning when I came upon the following post from my soon-to-be alma mater:  I do admit that I am a rather verbose writer. I tend to read verbose authors (looking at you, Edith Wharton) and enjoy…

31 August, 2019

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Elaine Liang