Fall 2016 University of North Caroline (UNC) Essay Prompts


2016 (2015-2016) UNC Member Questions

Fall 2016 Application Essay Prompts

uncAfter much discussion among the admissions committee, we’ve now selected the essay prompts for the 2016 application. We hope they will inspire you to write an essay that will help us understand who you are, how you think, and what you might contribute to the University community. Keep in mind that your essays will be evaluated not only for admission, but also for possible selection for merit-based scholarships and Excel@Carolina.
First-Year ApplicantsYou’ll submit two essays, the first of which is from the main part of the Common Application. These prompts are common to all schools who accept the Common Application and you can view the prompts here.The second essay will be specific to the UNC application. You’ll choose one prompt and respond in an essay of 400-500 words. Here are the questions:

  1. Teen activist and 2014 Nobel Peace prize winner Malala Yousafzai said, “I raise up my voice-not so that I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard”. For whom have you raised your voice?…..

You now need to check out our website and app for the rest of the UNC 2016 prompts: http://college.allcollegeessays.org/web/packages


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