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Amherst College 2020-21 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on September 17th, 2020  |  Written by Emma Harrington

The Requirements: One essay of 300 words, one short essay of 175 words, one short answer of 75 words Supplemental Essay Type(s): Activity, Essay of choice Amherst College 2021-21 Application Essay Question Explanations  At Amherst we know that identity is more than checkboxes. If you would like to share more about your identity, background, family, culture […]

Wake Forest University 2020-21 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on September 15th, 2020  |  Written by Emma Harrington

Wake Forest 2020-21 Application Essay Question Explanations  The Requirements: 2 lists, 5 short answers, 1 essay Supplemental Essay Type: Short Answer, Oddball, Activity, Community Before you dig in… The Wake Forest supplement always gives our students a run for their money and the 2020-21 application is no exception. (Two lists, five short answer questions, plus […]

Lewis and Clark College 2020-21 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on September 15th, 2020  |  Written by Emma Harrington

Lewis and Clark 2020-21 Application Essay Question Explanations  The Requirements: 1 essay of 300 words Supplemental Essay Type(s): Community Discuss how, as a student at Lewis & Clark, you will embody the concepts of the college’s motto: Explorare, Discere, Sociare—to explore, to learn, to work together. (about 300 words)* Lewis & Clark is looking to […]

Occidental College 2020-21 Supplemental Essay Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on September 14th, 2020  |  Written by Emma Harrington

Occidental College 2020-21 Application Essay Question Explanations The Requirements: 2 essays of 200 words, 1 essay of less than 150 words, 1 essay of 300 words, 2 short answers Supplemental Essay Type(s): Why, Community, Oddball   Why are you applying to Occidental? What are your intellectual curiosities and why do you think Occidental is the […]

Princeton University 2020-21 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on September 10th, 2020  |  Written by Emma Harrington

The Requirements: 1 essay of 200 words, 2 essays of 350 words, 3 short responses Supplemental Essay Type(s): Community, Activity, Why, Oddball Princeton University 2020-21 Application Essay Questions Explanation This is Princeton, the Number One university in the nation. Maybe you’ve heard of it? JK, we can smell the sweat on your palms from here. […]

University of Pittsburgh 2020-21 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide 

Topic:   |  Posted on September 9th, 2020  |  Written by Emma Harrington

University of Pittsburgh 2020-21 Application Essay Question Explanations The Requirements: Up to 3 essays of 200-300 words each Supplemental Essay Type(s): Oddball, Community, Activity In lieu of an essay or personal statement, we ask interested applicants to respond to short answer questions. The Admissions Committee reviews responses for quality rather than length. However, the most […]

University of Virginia (UVA) 2020-21 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on September 9th, 2020  |  Written by Emma Harrington

UVA 2020-2021 First-Year Application Essay Question Explanations The Requirements: Answer two essay prompts of roughly 250 words each. Supplemental Essay Type: Why, Oddball, Community 1. We are looking for passionate students to join our diverse community of scholars, researchers, and artists.  Answer the question that corresponds to the school/program to which you are applying in […]

Pomona College 2020-21 Supplemental Essay Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on September 9th, 2020  |  Written by Emma Harrington

Pomona College 2020-21 Application Essay Question Explanations The Requirements: 1 essay of 150 words, 2 essays of 200 words, 5 optional essays of up to 50 words Supplemental Essay Type(s): Why, Oddball, Community *Upon completing the Academics section:  Students at Pomona are encouraged to take a variety of classes before declaring their major(s) in their […]

Georgia Tech 2020-21 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on September 8th, 2020  |  Written by Emma Harrington

Georgia Tech 2020-21 Application Essay Question Explanations The Requirements: Why, Community Supplemental Essay Type(s): 2 essays of 300 words Why do you want to study your chosen major specifically at Georgia Tech? (50-300 words)   Admissions wants to know how you plan on using a Georgia Tech education to accomplish your career goals. Some schools […]

Duke University 2020-21 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on September 8th, 2020  |  Written by Emma Harrington

Duke University 2020-2021 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 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 you?  […]