Check your understanding of the different types of admissions essays and their purposes.
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1. Why understanding the type of admission essay is important? What information does it give you? Choose all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
2. Match essay with the type.
- Standard letter of motivation
- Personal essay
- Situational essay
- Scholarship letter
- Topic-based essay
1. Describe a problem you've solved or a problem you'd like to solve. It can be an intellectual challenge, a research query, an ethical dilemma-anything that is of personal importance, no matter the scale. Explain its significance to you and what steps you took or could be taken to identify a solution.
2. Explain what motives drive you to this program.
3. Describe recent news that you find so engaging that it makes you lose all track of time. Why does it captivate you? What or who do you turn to when you want to learn more?
4. Write a letter to your future roommate.
5. Explain how you will contribute to the mission of the scholarship.
3. What is the underlying difference in the purposes of CV and a letter of motivation? Please provide a written response.
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How are the essays read?
Watch the second part of the Admissions Essay Intro video and answer the questions below:
1. What steps do you need to complete before writing admission essay?
2. What aspects concerning the way the Admission Committee reads the essay do you need to consider when writing? Choose all that apply.CorrectIncorrect