Common Application Prompts  2017-2018

1.  Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful that they believe their application would be incomplete without it.  If this sounds like you, then please share your story.

2.  The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success.  Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure.  How did it affect you, and what did you learn from this experience?

3.  Reflect on a time when you questioned or challenged a belief or idea.  What prompted your thinking.  What was the outcome?

4.  Describe a proble you've solved