Common App Essay- Central Story

Some students have a background or story that is so central to their identity that they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. It happened out of sheer stubbornness. Seemingly overnight, I went from being a cross country runner to the girl on crutches. … Read moreCommon App Essay- Central Story

Diversity to me

A range of academic interests, personal perspectives, and life experiences adds much to the educational mix. Given your personal background, describe an experience that illustrates what you would bring to the diversity in a college community, or an encounter that demonstrated the importance of diversity to you. In a classroom occupied by thirty students, I … Read moreDiversity to me

Transfer Statement

Please provide a statement that addresses your reasons for transferring and the objectives you hope to achieve. To term it a blessing would understate my first semester experience. Working with a group of brilliant professors and highly motivated colleagues has provided me a unique and enriching experience. Additionally, it has helped me clarify and define … Read moreTransfer Statement

My Passion for Literature

Students at the University of Notre Dame are passionate! Their passion gives direction and definition to campus academic, community, and spiritual life. Recognizing that you have already provided us with a list of your extracurricular activities, please briefly describe your greatest passion and tell us how it defines and directs you. I stood on my … Read moreMy Passion for Literature

A Newfound Nostalgia

Describe an aspect of your childhood/upbringing that shaped the person you are today. Describe an aspect of your childhood/upbringing that shaped the person you are today.In a navy blue Volvo station wagon my entire childhood evolved. Inside, memories rested alongside the hardened French fries and squashed fruit snacks that lined the plastic leather interior.Growing up … Read moreA Newfound Nostalgia