Fall 2023 Favorite New Writing Supplements

Fall 2023 Favorite New Writing Supplements

Many colleges are releasing their supplemental essay topics early.

Here are some of of early favorites.


Dr. Seuss, aka Theodor Geisel of Dartmouth’s Class of 1925, wrote, “Think and wonder. Wonder and think.” What do you wonder and think about?

University of Chicago

What advice would a wisdom tooth have?
–Inspired by Melody Dias, Class of 2025

University of Notre Dame

What is the greatest compliment you have ever been given? Why was it meaningful to you?


Yale carries out its mission “through the free exchange of ideas in an ethical, interdependent, and diverse community.” Reflect on a time when you exchanged ideas about an important issue with someone holding an opposing view. How did the experience lead you either to change your opinion or to sharpen your reasons for holding onto it?

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Dr. Rebecca Joseph is the developer of this unique integrated website and mobile application that provides all college application requirements for more than 750 major universities in the US and Canada. She has a PhD from UCLA and is a national expert on writing powerful college application essays.

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