Personal Essay and& Short Answer question A quick and easy tutorial on submitting the personal essay and short answer question. Choose one of the following topics Personal Essay Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you. Topic 1 Topic 2 Discuss some issue of personal, local, national, or international concern and its importance to you. Indicate a person that has had a significant influence on you, and describe that influence. Topic 3 Describe a character in fiction, a historical figure, or a creative work (as in art, music, science, etc.) that has had an influence on you, and explain that influence. Topic 4 A range of academic interests, personal perspectives, and life experiences adds much to the educational mix. Given your personal background, describe an experience that illustrates what you would bring to the diversity in a college community or an encounter that demonstrated the importance of diversity to you. Topic 5 Create the topic of your choice. Topic 6 After you've selected a topic, be sure to write your essay according to the following directions. 300-500 words
Begin your essay with the topic you have selected.
Submit your essay in the space provided or separately with your full name and date of birth. directions for personal essay Your essay is the last part of your college application over which you have control. A well-constructed, proof read essay that shows us how you think and demonstrates your ability to write at the college level can impact the Admission Committee's decision. Advice for personal essay Please describe why you are interested in attending UNC Wilmington. The Short answer question Respond to the short answer prompt in at least 200 words.
If you choose to write more than 200 words and have difficulty submitting your short answer question, you will need to upload it separately. directions for short answer question #1. At the main admissions page, click the upload here link.
www.uncw.edu/admissions Uploading the short answer response that exceeds 200 words #2. Upload directly to your regional Admission Coordinator.
www.uncw.edu/admissions/staff.html If you have any questions about the personal essay, short answer question, or the admission process in general, please email our office at email@example.com or call 910-962-2221. Thank you for your interest in uncw! Unc Wilmington or...See the full transcript