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Toshe Ayo-Ariyo
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Toshe Ayo-Ariyo, a native of Nigeria, is a senior at King Drew Magnet High School of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles and is a member of the inaugural class of Minds Matter Los Angeles. She is the future salutatorian of her class, the editor-in-chief of the King Drew yearbook, and vice president of Junior State of America. As a college peer counselor, Toshe assists her fellow students with the application process. For fun, she loves to socialize, dance, and eat -- especially Nigerian rice!

Entries by Toshe Ayo-Ariyo

Ready To Embark On Another Journey

(0) Comments | Posted July 5, 2013 | 5:31 PM

This is part of our monthly series 'Mission: Accepted,' in partnership with Minds Matter, which chronicles the lives of four students as they apply for college in their senior year.

As I finished giving my salutatory speech in front of 2,000 people and walked across the...

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Liberating Decision

(2) Comments | Posted June 3, 2013 | 10:25 AM

This is part of our monthly series 'Mission: Accepted,' in partnership with Minds Matter, which chronicles the lives of four students as they apply for college in their senior year.

After getting over my several rejections and rejoicing over my many acceptances, it was finally time...

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Finding My Way

(18) Comments | Posted April 20, 2013 | 6:05 PM

"There's always a way, there's always a door. You just have to find it." -- Leanne Huebner, co-founder of Minds Matter

The University of Pennsylvania has always been, in my opinion, the best fit for me. From the time I began doing college research, I knew I wanted to attend...

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Anticipation

(0) Comments | Posted March 28, 2013 | 1:10 PM

This is part of our monthly series 'Mission: Accepted,' in partnership with Minds Matter, which chronicles the lives of four students as they apply for college in their senior year.

Being a second-semester senior has definitely lifted a huge weight off my shoulders. Although my workload...

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The Next Steps In Applying For College

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2013 | 9:41 AM

I finally hit "submit" for the last time on the common application. I was excited, nervous, relieved and anxious all at the same time. The thought that I will never have to see another undergraduate application again is relieving, but the fact that I will have to wait for four...

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Spontaneous Combustion

(0) Comments | Posted December 19, 2012 | 8:24 AM

This is part of our monthly series 'Mission: Accepted,' in partnership with Minds Matter, which chronicles the lives of four students as they apply for college in their senior year.

"You know, I see the stress in your face, but you just have to push through...

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Guiding Fate

(1) Comments | Posted November 19, 2012 | 8:14 AM

This is part of our monthly series 'Mission: Accepted,' in partnership with Minds Matter, which chronicles the lives of four students as they apply for college in their senior year.

I constantly daydream about being in college: a new environment, cultural diversity and freedom! Then I'm...

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