2014 Cal Tech Writing Supplement 2

2013-2014 Cal Tech Writing Supplement 

1. Please list three books, along with their authors, that have been particularly meaningful to youcal tech. For each book, please include a sentence explaining their influence upon you. Please note that your response is not limited to math, science or school-assigned texts. (Required, 250 word max, Paste in)

2. Members of the Caltech community live, learn, and work within an Honor System with one simple guideline; “No member shall take unfair advantage of any other member of the Caltech community.” While seemingly simple, questions of ethics, honesty and integrity are sometimes challenging. Share an ethical dilemma that has challenged you. How did you respond? Your response is not limited to academic situations. (Required, 100 words max, Paste in)

3. Caltech students have long been known for their quirky sense of humor and creative pranks. Please describe an unusual way in which you have fun.(Required, 100 words max, Paste in)

4. In an increasingly global and interdependent society, there is a need for diversity in thought, talent, and experiences in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. How do you see yourself contributing to the diversity of Caltech’s community?(Required, 150 words max, Paste in)

5. Scientific exploration clearly excites you (otherwise you wouldn’t be applying to Caltech). What is it about Caltech’s opportunities and resources that will best fuel your intellectual curiosity and develop your passion for science, technology, math or engineering? (Required, 500 words max, Paste in)

6. If you need additional space, please explain using the upload function button below. Please do not attach a resume or upload research papers. Caltech will email you an application confirmation with information on how to upload research papers through your student portal. (Optional, Upload, Hint: A .pdf file under 500 KB in size will be accepted.)


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