Barrett Admissions Essay

Inside and outside the classroom, Barrett is shaped in large part by its diverse faculty, staff, and students. Share a story that is so central to your intellectual identity that your application would be incomplete without it. Be sure to briefly discuss how this would inform, affect, and/or strengthen the honors college community. In a … Read moreBarrett Admissions Essay

Risk Assessment of Wooden Chairs

Describe a risk you have taken or accomplishment in your life that has had an impact on you. Perhaps my greatest accomplishment thus far is managing to survive kindergarten. I was definitely a weird child; not weird in the sits-in-a-corner-eating-paste sense, but certainly strange and, at times, overly cautious. During circle time, I made my … Read moreRisk Assessment of Wooden Chairs

The Ice Cream Monster

Which extracurricular activity listed on your application is most meaningful to you, and why? My day is sticky fingerprints on crisp notebook sheets; healing playground rifts and easing the transition from playtime to classwork; overcoming the ice cream monster. Had anyone told me ten years earlier that I would spend much of my time teaching … Read moreThe Ice Cream Monster