Find your college’s application essay prompts for 2019-2020
In addition to the essay you have written for the Coalition Application, the Common Application or the Universal College Application, please write an essay of about 500 words (no more than 650 words and no fewer than 250 words). Using one of the themes below as a starting point, write about a person, event or experience that helped you define one of your values or in some way changed how you approach the world. Please do not repeat, in full or in part, the essay you wrote for the Coalition Application, the Common Application or Universal College Application.
Please briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work experiences that was particularly meaningful to you.
Please tell us how you have spent the last two summers (or vacations between school years), including any jobs you have held.
Your favorite book and its author Your favorite website Your favorite recording Your favorite source of inspiration Your favorite line from a movie or book and its title Your favorite movie Two adjectives your friends would use to describe you Your favorite keepsake or memento Your favorite word
If you are interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree, please write a 300-500 word essay describing why you are interested in studying engineering, any experiences in or exposure to engineering you have had and how you think the programs in engineering offered at Princeton suit your particular interests.
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