The incoming class is now working with the Office of Orientation and New Student Programs, so it's time to shift to working with high school juniors who will be applying to UVA next year.
There are three required pieces of writing on our application: the Common App essay and two shorter responses that are specific to UVA. Our staff is really happy with the essays we've been getting and the student feedback we've gotten has been positive.
The 2019-2020 Yale-specific questions for the Coalition Application, Common Application, and Quest Bridge Application are detailed below.
Applicants applying with the Quest Bridge Application will complete the questions above via the Yale Quest Bridge Questionnaire, available on the Yale Admissions Status Portal after an application has been received.
All first-year applicants will complete a few Yale-specific short answer questions.
These required questions are slightly different based on the application platform an applicant chooses.
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.
What energizes you or engages you so deeply that you lose track of time?
Everyone has different passions, obsessions, quirks, inspirations. College of Arts and Sciences: Students in Arts and Sciences embrace the opportunity to delve into multifaceted academic interests, embodying in 21st century terms Ezra Cornell’s “any person…any study” founding vision.