|first intially attracted me to Rice University was its location. Rice is close to my home and to the Texas Medical Center. This will not only allow me to keep in touch with my family in Houston , but also and provide me with opportunities for analytical research (in addition to those offered by Rice itself)to add to my college experience.
the balanced lifestyle enjoyed by Rice's student body adds to my view of Rice as the perfect fit for meRice is a perfect fit for me because Rice's student body leads a balanced lifestyle. During high school, I overloaded myself with took numerous night and weekend classes along with being a full-time studentand was therefore, unable . Therefore, I was unable to pay much attention to my social life. Being an immigrant with only one year in America, didn't help me with my quest to 'blend' in Thus, as an immigrant who had spent only a year in an American high school, this rendered me unable to 'blend' into my social surroundings. I've learned how to balance the aspects of my life better recently and at Rice, But at Rice, I believe, I will be provided with rigorous educational challenges as well opportunities to further my life experiences without compromising the quality of education.
Above all, what I value the most is the Honor Code and the 5:1 student to faculty ratio
(which is small as compared to that of my high school's 40:1 ratio). Both of These traitsfoster unparalleled trust, confidence, and accessibility between the students and the professors.
The distinct undergraduate research opportunities, balanced l[font#FF0000][/font]ifestyle, and the acclaimed learning environment at Rice will help me develop not only into a successful student but also a productive member of the society.
Don't forget to include what you can do for Rice. They want students who will enhance the Rice enviroment.