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Harvey Mudd College 2021-22 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on July 29th, 2021  |  Written by Kat Stubing

Harvey Mudd College 2021-22 Application Essay Question Explanations The Requirements: 1 essay of 500 words, 1 short essay of 100 words Supplemental Essay Type(s): Why, Oddball What influenced you to apply to Harvey Mudd College? What about the HMC curriculum and community appeals to you? Please limit your response to 500 words. In a marvelous […]

University of Wisconsin-Madison 2021-22 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on July 29th, 2021  |  Written by Kat Stubing

University of Wisconsin-Madison 2021-22 Application Essay Question Explanation The Requirements: 1 essay of 650 words (or less) Supplemental Essay Type(s): Why Tell us why you decided to apply to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition, please include why you are interested in studying the major(s) you have selected. If you selected undecided please describe your […]

Northwestern University 2021-22 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on July 26th, 2021  |  Written by Kat Stubing

Northwestern University 2021-22 Application Essay Question Explanation The Requirements: 1 essay of 300 words or less Supplemental Essay Type(s): Why Is it a mirage? No it’s the Northwestern supplement. And yes, it only has one (1!) solitary question. But when a school like Northwestern (with its 9% acceptance rate) lobs you a softball, you’ve got […]

Duke University 2021-22 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on July 26th, 2021  |  Written by Kat Stubing

Duke University 2021-2022 Application Essay Question Explanations The Requirements: One required 200-word essay, one required 250-word essay, and two optional 250-word essays. Supplemental Essay Type(s): Why, Community, Diversity Required: Please share with us why you consider Duke a good match for you.  Is there something in particular about Duke’s academic or other offerings that attract […]

University of North Carolina (UNC) 2021-22 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on July 26th, 2021  |  Written by Emma Harrington

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (UNC) 2021-22 Application Essay Question Explanations The Requirements: 2 essays of 200-250 words each, 4 short responses of 25 words each Supplemental Essay Type(s): Community, Activity Short Answer Prompts You’ll choose two of the following prompts to respond to in 200-250 words: 1.) Describe a peer you see as […]

Villanova University 2021-22 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on July 26th, 2021  |  Written by Emma Harrington

Villanova 2021-22 Application Essay Question Explanations The Requirements: 1 essay of 250 words, 1 short response of 150 words Supplemental Essay Type(s): Why, Oddball, Community Essay #1: Villanova Free Choice (2021-22) For the first Villanova-specific essay, we have offered a range of topics to pique your interest. We hope to gain a deeper understanding of […]

Cornell University 2021-22 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on July 26th, 2021  |  Written by Emma Harrington

Cornell University 2021-22 Application Essay Question Explanations The Requirements: 1 school-specific essay of 650 words Supplemental Essay Type(s): Why College of Agriculture and Life Sciences: Why are you drawn to studying the major you have selected? Please discuss how your interests and related experiences have influenced your choice. Specifically, how will an education from the […]

University of Texas at Austin 2021-22 Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on July 26th, 2021  |  Written by Emma Harrington

University of Texas at Austin 2021-22 Application Essay Question Explanations  The Requirements: 1 essay of 500-700 words; 3 essays of 250-300 words Supplemental Essay Type(s): Community, Why, Additional Info, Personal statement All freshman applicants must submit a required essay, Topic A in ApplyTexas and the UT Austin Required Essay in the Coalition application. Please keep […]

Agnes Scott College 2020-21 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on July 26th, 2021  |  Written by Emma Harrington

Agnes Scott College 2020-21 Application Essay Explanations The Requirements: 7 short responses of varying lengths Supplemental Essay Type: Why, Oddball In order to win over admissions at Agnes Scott, you’re going to have to master the art of brevity, or else you’ll run out of room! Please tell us why you chose to apply to […]

Rice University 2021-22 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on July 23rd, 2021  |  Written by Kat Stubing

Rice University 2021-22 Application Essay Question Explanations The Rice supplement is as basic as vanilla ice cream until the final prompt, so prepare to think outside the box on this one. The Requirements: 2 essays of 150 words; 1 essay of 500 words; 1 image Supplemental Essay Type(s): Community, Why Please explain why you wish […]