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Most Common Essay Prompts for Universities and Scholarships
  • Describe your participation in extracurricular activities.
  • What have you learned from your experience(s)?(Examples may include: community service, volunteer work, employment, school clubs, sports, family, church, etc.)
  • Describe your academic/career short-term and long-term goals.
  • Explain the importance of (your major) in today’s society.
  • Describe your most meaningful achievements and how they relate to your field of study and your future goals.
  • Who in your life has been your biggest influence and why?
  • Describe how you have demonstrated leadership ability both in and out of school.