In lieu of an essay or personal statement, we ask interested applicants to answer this series of Short Answer Questions.
Answering the following questions is optional, but strongly encouraged. If you would like to be considered for University academic scholarships, you must submit a response to at least one of the Short Answer Questions. Your answers may increase the likelihood that you are considered for guaranteed admission to graduate or professional school, or given special consideration due to extenuating circumstances. The Admissions Committee reviews responses for quality rather than length. Keep your answers concise and purposeful. The most effective response typically ranges from 200-300 words per question. Responses that are longer or shorter are acceptable. You may choose to answer any or all of the following questions: