University of Chicago, UNC, Georgia Tech, and Colgate Release 2017 Writing Supplements

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 essays. What fun applicants will have this year with these supplemental essays.

2017 University of Chicago (Please note that on July 6, 2016 U Chicago Changed Prompt 5. We have updated it on our site)

Screen Shot 2016-06-09 at 10.35.48 PMEssay Option 3. (No word limit.)

The ball is in your court—a penny for your thoughts, but say it, don’t spray it. So long as you don’t bite off more than you can chew, beat around the bush, or cut corners, writing this essay should be a piece of cake. Create your own idiom, and tell us its origin—you know, the whole nine yards. PS: A picture is worth a thousand words.

—Inspired by April Bell, Class of 2017, and Maya Shaked, Class of 2018 (It takes two to tango.)

2017 University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (UNC)unc

Freshman and Transfer applicants choose two of four options (250 word max)

Option 3. Tell us about a small goal you hope to achieve, whether in the next 10 days, 10 months, or 10 years.



2017 Georgia Tech

Georgia TechStudents are often told what classes they should take. If you had the opportunity to create a class, what would it be and why? (150 words or less)




2017 Colgate University

Screen Shot 2016-06-13 at 5.15.54 AMFour 250 word choices. Here is one:

We want to get to know you better. What are three words that your best friend would use to describe you and why?

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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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