Find your college’s application essay prompts for 2019-2020
Describe a typical day in your life in 2050. Consider what your professional life will look like, what technologies you might use, and how you will interact with your personal network (friends, family, etc.) and the world at large.
Describe a situation in which you moved outside your comfort zone, interacting with people whose experiences and/or beliefs are different from your own. What was your initial response and how did you adapt? Walk us through the situation and explain what impact it had on you.
A picture is worth a thousand words" refers to the notion that a complex idea can be conveyed with just a single picture. If you could submit a selfie from anywhere in the world that would tell us about your beliefs and passion, where would you take this photo? What insight would this photo provide about you?
Why do you want to attend Penn State?
Select the scientific discipline above that is MOST interesting to you. Why do you want to devote 4 years of college studying it?
Inclusiveness and Diversity: In an increasingly global community, it is essential that students gain cultural competency. In what way have you demonstrated a commitment to this mission?
Goals: Discuss your career aspirations. How would the Science BS/MBA program help you reach those goals?
Leadership: Please discuss your leadership and collaboration skills. Give recent examples of how they have been demonstrated.
Resiliency: Transitioning to college can be a challenge. Discuss the adjustments you believe you will need to make in order to be successful as you transition from high school to a college environment.
Describe your biggest commitment.
Describe a time when you helped someone else succeed.
In two or three thoughtful paragraphs, tell us what interests you about pursuing a theatre studies degree; include an overview of your experience with (and/or desire to know more about) scholarship, dramaturgy, directing, playwriting, dramatic literature, devising, design, performance, or any combination of these.
Please tell us something about yourself, your experiences, or activities that you believe would reflect positively on your ability to succeed at Penn State. This is your opportunity to tell us something about yourself that is not already reflected in your application or academic records.
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