Instead of writing an essay about riding, she instead wrote about her faith and how she reconciled that with what she was learning in her advanced science courses.
So for the purposes of the application, where we as admish officers are trying to get to know the applicant, that's a great essay.
Aside from grades, standardized test scores, and your high school courses, one of the most important elements of the college application is the essay.
- I always tell a student, you know, if you had the chance to come meet with the admissions committee and present yourself in person, would you want to do it?
And without fail students say, yeah I'd love to have that opportunity. They say because if they were able to get know the admissions committee, the admissions committee would want to admit because they would know them and they would get to know what their about and what makes them unique and special.
- I have seen some amazing essays about things like students walking their dog, or even their bus ride to school.
- I think our hope is that if a student were to drop the essay on the floor of their high school and someone were to pick it up. That they'd say for sure, oh I know that is so and so's essay, because it speaks so much about your voice and your experiences and your perspective.From questions about “YOLO” and spiders, to inquiries about how students would design their own courses, many colleges are asking applicants some strange questions.For many students, these wild and wacky application prompts can be extremely intimidating.When tackling these odd application essay prompts, remember the main goal of the admissions essay – to reveal something not obvious about yourself.These essays are about you, not what you think the college wants to hear, so keep your interests in mind!And he wrote about how people were treating him as they went through the drive through. He called himself an undercover anthropologist, which admittedly was a little nerdy in a Brown sort of way.But I liked his essay because, I was able to see what he was seeing and feel what he was feeling.While the Common Application and the Universal Application each have a required essay, many colleges include their own school-specific essays, known as writing supplements.Supplemental essays give admissions officers the chance to get to know students, and they’re also great gauges for demonstrated interest.If you're seeing this message, it means we're having trouble loading external resources on our website.If you're behind a web filter, please make sure that the domains *.and *.are unblocked.