My mom named me after the main character of the classic novel Tess. However, the reason had nothing to do with the book. She just thought that “Tess” sounded nice.
I am not like the British farm girl at all. I’m quiet, observant and at this point still quite dependent on my family. I was born in Pasadena, Calif., but moved to Taiwan after finishing first grade. A city girl all the way.
After graduation from an international high school in Taipei, I came back to America for college. This time on the East Coast, where all seem new and fascinating to me, even the green trees and red bricks.
(My avatar is a picture of me taken in southern Taiwan this summer. The green in the background reminded me of Maryland, so while it is not directly related to this post, I picked it anyways.)
At the University of Maryland, an environment so different from where I used to live, I really hope to enrich my four years and acquire skills in various fields. The ability to tell stories via digital media is one.