2013-2014 Duke Writing Supplement 1


2013-2014 Duke Writing Supplement 

 The Writing Supplement

Duke University

 

All applicants must respond to the prompt:

Please discuss one of your extracurricular activities that has required a particularly significant time commitment or that has played a meaningful role in your personal development. (Required, 150 words, Paste in)

All applicants to the Pratt School of Engineering must respond to the prompt:

Please discuss why you want to study engineering and why you would like to study at Duke.  (Required, please limit your response to no more than 150 words.)

First-year applicants to the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences may respond to the prompt:

Please discuss why you consider Duke a good match for you. Is there something in particular at Duke that attracts you? (Optional, Please limit your response to no more than 150 words.)

Transfer applicants to the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences may respond to the prompt:imit your response to no more than 150 words.)

If you want to transfer to Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, please discuss why you consider Duke a good match for you. Is there something in particular at Duke that attracts you? (Optional, Please limit your response to no more than 150 words.)

All transfer applicants respond to the prompt:

Consider the books, essays, poems, or journal articles you have read over the last year or two, either for school or leisure. Please discuss the way in which one of them has changed your understanding of the world, other people, or yourself. (Please limit your response to no more than 150 words.)


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  • Alex

    Thanks for such healpful tips, I kept getting the impression these were good essays, ones of overcoming hardship, and in looking over my own life, I have never had obstacles that could’ve prevented me from getting the education I have so far.