Kathak, Indian Classical Dance Form

I have been dancing since I was 8 years old, and I’ve learned for 8 years. My journey in Kathak, an Indian classical dance form, has shown me how much I love and appreciate dance, and how eager I am to give back.

As a 3rd grader, I remember enjoying small aspects of class time, mostly the kinetic parts where we got to move around. Yet, I didn’t give the dance form the proper appreciation it deserved. Strict discipline at age 8 is never enjoyable. …


Hello everyone, I’m back and ready to provide a more in-depth look at my favorite summer program, NSLC, seeing as students are likely applying/joining summer camps.

As mentioned before, I attended the National Student Leadership Conference in the Medicine and Health Care Program at Northwestern University. I highly recommend this specific program if you’re looking at or unsure of a career in medicine or health care.

NSLC’s allocation of time is mostly divided between 2 goals: 1) Exposure and immersion to the career field and 2) Development of a leader. Hence, half of our time was spent in lectures, visiting…


Hi everyone, its Rhea. Knowing that summer is near and students are likely looking at options for summer camps and programs, I would love to share my experience with summer camps. This will be a 2-part blog. In this entry, I’ll describe the basics of my favorite program — NSLC — and the application process.

In the summer of 2018, I attended the National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC) in the Medicine and Health Care Program at Northwestern University. …

Rhea Sharma

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