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UCHICAGO 2018-2019  SUPPLEMENTAL ESSAY QUESTIONS Thank goodness for the University of Chicago. Their 2018-2019 annual prompts just came out, and we love them. They often provide great brainstorming discussions for all applicants. Here’s prompt #2. For the rest check out our site.  Essay Option 2 You’re on a voyage in […]

UCHICAGO 2018-2019 SUPPLEMENTAL ESSAY QUESTIONS


University of Chicago Releases UChicago Empower Initiative The University of Chicago on June 14, 2018 released its UChicago Empower Initiative. Major features include a new test optional policy for domestic applicants, replacement of interviews with a two minute self-advocacy video, willingness to accept other materials, and new financial aid scholarships […]

University of Chicago Changes Admissions Policies


2018 University of Chicago and Georgia Tech Supplemental Essays The University of Chicago always has fabulous essay topics. This year is no exception. Check out our site for all six choices. Here’s one to pique your interest. Essay Option 1. “The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be […]

2018 University of Chicago and Georgia Tech Supplemental Essays



2017 University of Chicago, UNC, Georgia Tech, and Colgate Supplemental Essays Thanks to these three schools for releasing their supplemental essays early. We have posted them on our website and app. We will share one of each from the three schools. Check out our website and app for the remaining […]

University of Chicago, UNC, Georgia Tech, and Colgate Release 2017 ...


Fall 2016 2015-2016 University of Chicago Writing Supplement Thank goodness the University of Chicago relishes college application essays. Tuesday, June 2, 2015, they released their 2015-2016 prompts for Fall 2016 applicants. Here’s the text of its email announcing the prompts. Check our website and app for other updates as they […]

Fall 2016 University of Chicago Uncommon Writing Supplement Prompts


Embrace Additional Writing Requirements. Most selective colleges using the Common Application have individual Member Questions and/or Writing Supplements. View these supplemental essay opportunities as great offerings, as less is not more in the world of the competitive application process. Colleges that have supplemental essays really want to learn more about you– from you. So […]

Tell Me More: Using College Specific Writing Questions and Supplements ...



College applicants next year will have more application options as the University of Chicago is joining the Universal Application. “We decided to announce we will join the Universal College Application for the next application year now because we want applicants, families, recommenders, and the Higher Education community to know of […]

University of Chicago to Join Universal Application


2014 January Extensions. Thanks to Nancy Griesemer and others. Barnard College: Extending deadline (no date provided)* Boston College: Extending deadline (no date provided)* Boston University: RD to January 3 Brandeis University: RD to January 8*

2014 January College Application Deadline Extensions


Every year, the University of Chicago asks applicants to write an additional long essay. Their prompts are some of the most creative around. They can often spark a great essay that applicants can use somewhere else or that even can become their common application long essays. Here is the full […]

2013-2014 University of Chicago Writing Supplement-#CA4 Version