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What to write about “The most confused we ever get is when we're trying to convince our heads of something our heart knows is a lie.” ~Karen Marie Moning. It was Monday, April 11th. I was in a normal English class after completing a heroic cycle project about a movie.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2022 at 2022 Brendan McCullen
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“The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.” ~Henry Ford Not all heros wear capes. This is what my grandfather was for me in the 13 years I knew him, a hero. My grandfather, otherwise known as... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2022 at 2022 Brendan McCullen
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Hard Work. Time spent. Money... Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are. ― Benjamin Franklin College athletes work too hard, spend too much time only to not get paid, and some don’t have too much money to begin with to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2022 at 2022 Brendan McCullen
Birches By Robert Frost When I see birches bend to left and right Across the lines of straighter darker trees, I like to think some boy’s been swinging them. But swinging doesn’t bend them down to stay As ice-storms do. Often you must have seen them Loaded with ice a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2022 at 2022 Brendan McCullen
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Challenges Challenge yourself; it is the only path which leads to growth ~Morgan Freeman This exam was like no exam I have ever taken before. First off, I did not expect to have an entire week to write the analysis, reflection, and to do the comma rules all before the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2021 at 2022 Brendan McCullen
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Trying new things “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” ~Walt Disney. Try something new, it might surprise you. Trying something new can open you to a new horizon and challenge you to like something... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2021 at 2022 Brendan McCullen
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Lucas Dos Santos Brendan McCullen 12/16/21 Old Man and The Sea Analysis “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better” —Albert Einstein Man and nature is a relationship that will last a lifetime. Through conflict and resolution, man and nature always find a way to coexist. Man... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2021 at 2022 Brendan McCullen
Dear Admissions Committee, In a person’s life, you need to have qualities and traits that define you and make who you are. The 3 traits that are the most important to me are perseverance, helpfulness and honesty. The first is perseverance. This is essential to me because giving up when... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2021 at 2022 Brendan McCullen
The Power of the Fenn Community “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa The Fenn community helped me grow to be the person I am today. We were all confused when Covid hit and we... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2021 at 2022 Brendan McCullen
Great essay Lucas! I liked how you compared your life to his in your intro. Great work
Great essay Gabe! I liked how you bonded your theme to show you were hammering the theme. I liked how you use humor as a theme. Great work
Great essay Spencer! I liked the conclusion as it wasn’t something I had thought of until you pointed it out. Great work
Great essay Baze! I liked the conclusion and the line after it. That was a cool writing style I haven’t seen. Great work
Great essay Max! I liked the questions in the intro and the conclusion was excellent. Great work
Toggle Commented Nov 10, 2021 on The Challenge of Inbetween at 2022 Max Lo
Great work Will! I liked how you stared with one word and used all capitals to get your point across with the word ton in the intro. Great work
Great essay Lyle! I liked the quotes as they related to your theme well. Great work
Great essay JP! I liked the comparison in the introduction about your school life and Junior's. Great work
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Poverty, racism and a unique style of writing The secret of getting ahead is getting started. ~Mark Twain It’s a cold Wednesday morning, in Spokane Washington, and you feel as if you were abandoned, your dad’s a drunk, your mom’s a drunk and your sister lives far away in a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2021 at 2022 Brendan McCullen
Dear Jayson, How are you doing? I am doing great. I had an interview with Rivers today and it went well. All of my classes are going well. Math is the hardest since it is a very foreign style of math which is very painful. Have any subjects in school... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2021 at 2022 Brendan McCullen
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An amazing experience "Each of us must confront our own fears, must come face to face with them. How we handle our fears will determine where we go with the rest of our lives. To experience adventure or to be limited by the fear of it." ~Judy Blume It’s a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2021 at 2022 Brendan McCullen
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Adapting to a new environment “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take” - Micheal Scott You never know what will happen until you try. Going to Fenn has completely changed my life to an extent I would’ve never known if I had never gone. In the beginning of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2021 at 2022 Brendan McCullen
Great video on your Fenn experience. The audio and music was good. Good work
Toggle Commented Jun 3, 2021 on Fenn Video Memoir at 2022 Miles Fritz
Great video Braeden! I liked the audio and the reflection was good. Great work!
Great video Alex! The year was quite like no other. Good work!
Toggle Commented Jun 1, 2021 on Fenn Video Memoir, 2021 at 2022 Alex Chayrigues
Great video Sam! What you are saying was completely true. Good work!
Toggle Commented Jun 1, 2021 on Sam Brock: Be a Friend at 2022 Sam Brock