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Cornell University 2019-20 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on August 13th, 2019  |  Written by Emma Harrington

Cornell University 2019-20 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 […]

Elon University 2019-20 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on August 13th, 2019  |  Written by Emma Harrington

Elon University 2019-20 Application Essay Question Explanations The Requirements: 3 short answers; 1 essay of 200-250 words. Supplemental Essay Type(s): Why, Oddball, Short Answer In addition to the essay you provided with your Common Application, Elon would like to learn more about you and your interests. So don’t think hard, think fast. (Maximum answer is […]

Colgate University 2019-20 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on August 13th, 2019  |  Written by Emma Harrington

Colgate University 2019-20 Application Essay Question Explanations The Requirements: 2 essays of 250 words Supplemental Essay Type(s): Oddball, Community Please reflect, in a short written response of 250 words or less, to the following prompts below: At Colgate, we believe that a diverse community is a strong community. Reflect on an experience that demonstrates your […]

Barnard College 2019-20 Supplemental Essay Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on August 13th, 2019  |  Written by Emma Harrington

Barnard College 2019-20 Application Essay Question Explanations The Seven Sisters aren’t just women’s colleges, they’re also historic institutions that have helped carve out space for women in higher education. Barnard admissions will be looking for a commitment not just to women’s education but to the type of community they aim to create as they build […]

Southern Methodist University 2019-20 Supplemental Essay Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on August 13th, 2019  |  Written by Emma Harrington

Southern Methodist University 2019-20 Application Essay Question Explanations The Requirements: 2 essays of 250 words Supplemental Essay Type(s): Why, Community SMU appeals to students for a variety of reasons. Briefly describe why you are interested in attending SMU and what specific factors have led you to apply. (250-word limit) Consider this an opportunity to share […]

Harvey Mudd College 2019-20 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on August 8th, 2019  |  Written by Emma Harrington

Harvey Mudd College 2019-20 Application Essay Question Explanations If you think you’ve got writing application essays down to a science, think again. Harvey Mudd is asking its STEM-oriented applicants to tap into their creative side. This supplement warms you up with a classic Why essay before launching you into the unknown with a pair of […]

Syracuse University 2019-20 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on August 8th, 2019  |  Written by Emma Harrington

Syracuse University 2019-20 Application Essay Question Explanations  The Requirements: 2 essays of 250 words. Supplemental Essay Type(s): Why Who or what influenced you to apply to Syracuse University? (Maximum: 250 words)  This prompt seems to be asking about you, but it’s also asking about what you think of Syracuse. Sure, you can share the story […]

Claremont McKenna College 2019-20 Supplemental Essay Guide  

Topic:   |  Posted on August 8th, 2019  |  Written by Emma Harrington

Claremont McKenna College 2019-20 Application Essay Question Explanations The Requirements: 2 short answers of 150-250 words Supplemental Essay Type(s): Why, Oddball Why do you want to attend CMC? (150-250 words) A classic short why essay. Do some research on CMC’s course offerings, campus, and extracurriculars, and then show admissions why CMC stands out from the […]

California Institute of Technology (Caltech) 2019-20 Supplemental Essay Prompt Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on August 8th, 2019  |  Written by Kat Stubing

The Requirements: 3 long essay of 250-400 words; 3 short essays of 120 words each Supplemental Essay Type(s): Community, Activity, Short Answer, Oddball California Institute of Technology (Caltech) 2019-20 Application Essay Question Explanations Describe three experiences and/or activities that have helped develop your passion for a possible career in a STEM field. Use the separate […]

Indiana University Bloomington 2019-20 Supplemental Essay Guide

Topic:   |  Posted on August 8th, 2019  |  Written by Emma Harrington

Indiana University Bloomington 2019-20 Application Essay Question Explanation The Requirements: 1 essay of 200-400 words. Supplemental Essay Type(s): Why Describe your academic and career plans and any special interest (for example, undergraduate research, academic interests, leadership opportunities, etc.) that you are eager to pursue as an undergraduate at Indiana University. Also, if you encountered any […]