Favorite Fall 2024 Essay Prompts and Current Status of 2024 Released Essays
Favorites so far:
Boston College: “At Boston College, we draw upon the Jesuit tradition of finding worthwhile conversation partners. Some support our viewpoints while others challenge them. Who fulfills this role in your life? Please cite a specific conversation you had where this conversation partner challenged your perspective or you challenged theirs.”
University of Georgia: “The transition from middle to high school is a key time for students as they reach new levels of both academic and personal discovery. Please share a book (novel, non-fiction, etc.) that had a serious impact on you during this time. Please focus more on why this book made an impact on you and less on the plot/theme of the book itself (we are not looking for a book report).”
University of Miami:
“Located within one of the most dynamic cities in the world, the University of M
iami is a distinctive community with a variety of cultures, traditions, histories, languages, and backgrounds. The University of Miami is a values-based and purpose-driven postsecondary institution that embraces diversity and inclusivity in all its forms and strives to create a culture of belonging, where every person feels valued and has an opportunity to contribute.”
Please describe how your unique experiences, challenges overcome, or skills acquired would contribute to our distinctive University community.”
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New essays: Boston College (though, one repeated essay for specific program), Providence College, University of Chicago, University of Miami, University of Richmond, Yeshiva University.
Some same/some different: Arizona State Barret Honors College; two same; Dartmouth: several new, several tweakes, several the same; one new; Tufts, two new, others the same. University of Texas, Austin: new optional circumstance prompt. University of Vermont, one same, four new; Villanova University: one new; others the same.
Same essays: Purdue Universeity, University of California, University of Miami
Updated essay: Fordham