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Brown University’s 2017 writing supplements

August 8, 2017, Posted In Supplemental essays
Stephen

Brown University presents applicants with prompts to four supplemental essay questions. Here’s a look at how your child can answer each one: Why are you drawn to the area(s) of study you indicated earlier in this application? If you are “undecided” or not sure which Brown concentrations match your interests, consider describing more generally the … Continue reading Brown University’s 2017 writing supplements

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Stanford University writing supplements 2017

August 8, 2017, Posted In Supplemental essays
Marc

Supplemental essay questions help an admissions officer uncover the voice, personality and identity of an applicant through writing. Each short essay presents the unique challenge of delivering a concise response to questions that appear to warrant long-winded answers. Here are some quick tips to help jog your own brainstorm: Short questions: What is the most significant challenge … Continue reading Stanford University writing supplements 2017

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Answering the University of California’s Personal Insight Questions for 2017

August 8, 2017, Posted In Supplemental essays
Amanda

You will have 8 questions to choose from. You must respond to only 4 of the 8 questions. Each response is limited to a maximum of 350 words. Which questions you choose to answer is entirely up to you: But you should select questions that are most relevant to your experience and that best reflect … Continue reading Answering the University of California’s Personal Insight Questions for 2017

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What to expect from the University of Chicago’s 2017 writing supplement

August 8, 2017, Posted In Supplemental essays
Amanda

Required Question: How does the University of Chicago, as you know it now, satisfy your desire for a particular kind of learning, community, and future? Please address with some specificity your own wishes and how they relate to UChicago. This is their version of “Why UChicago?” – so answer it as such! Odds are, you … Continue reading What to expect from the University of Chicago’s 2017 writing supplement

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