This summer I participated in a high school program at USC. I was enrolled in the Summer Acting Conservatory and got to work with BA, BFA, and MFA professors. The experience taught me immeasurable amounts in the field of acting, of course, but it also taught me what it meant to be part of a team of actors who all support each other and are all leaders in their own respect. I also learned about myself in that this was my first time being away from home. I learned how to take care of and look out for myself while still making friends and supporting my peers.