APPLICATION DOCUMENTATION: REQUIRED FOR ALL APPLICATIONS EXCEPT AUTO ADMITS
Essay 1: Why do you want to join the Honors College? Please write a brief (maximum 300 words) statement of why you want to join the Honors College. How can the Honors College help you achieve your academic and career goals? Please be specific. Essay 2: Choose one of the following topics below and write a clear, coherent argument. Your essay will be evaluated on your ability to write clearly, think logically, provide evidence for your assertions, and use proper grammar. (Maximum 500 words) Individual Creativity Some scholars say that the highest value in Western civilization today is promoting the many-sided creativity of each individual, rather than training persons to be highly specialized experts. Do you agree with this perspective? What could be the negative aspects of promoting individual creativity as the highest value? Current Events Choose a currently controversial topic and discuss it in a factual, clearly argued essay. Be certain to clearly cite your sources (in-text citations are fine) and attach an appropriate reference page. Overcoming Adversity Tell us about a time in your life in which you overcame something a serious difficulty or setback. Be sure to detail how you dealt with the situation, and what you learned from the challenge. Resume: Please upload your resume. Be sure to include volunteer experience and extracurricular activities.