"My name is Ilia. My family came from Russia in 1998. During the course of my life in the US I have gained valuable experience in education and culture of this country. I am not only bi-lingual but I also consider myself bi-cultural, which enables me to understand people from many walks of life and look at them from different standpoints. In my years in Russia I received excellent education as I attended something of an equivalent of prep schools in the US. In high school I studied physics and ma"