Being A Detective in Life

Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. “When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth”. – Quote from The Sign of the Four by … Read moreBeing A Detective in Life

To Bully a Mockingbird

Write about a fictional character that influenced your life It’s safe to say that I went through an awkward stage primarily during my middle school days. Foreign endorphins, peer pressure and poor judgment basically describe grades six through eight. This period of self-identity stretched into my high school years as well. My common conformist attitude … Read moreTo Bully a Mockingbird


Highlight those personal accomplishments, achievements, and experiences that have given you considerable satisfaction and have helped to form your character. Be sure to comment on your aspirations in terms of your educational and career goals. Finally, explain the difference receiving a scholarship would mean in your life. Personal statements are used by the scholarship committee … Read morePotential


Part of the mission of the University Honors & Scholars Center is to support and promote the intellectual and personal growth of high-performing, motivated undergraduate students. What types of experiences have you encountered thus far that have contributed to your intellectual and personal growth? Please provide specific examples, and explain fully how these experiences have … Read moreDetermination