Write a 500-word essay responding to ONE of the following questions. The essay is an important factor in the admissions decision. Write an essay that addresses the topic and one that tells us what you will contribute to the Honors Program and how you will take advantage of the opportunities that the Honors Program offers you. Provide sufficient examples to support your argument. Your essay will be carefully reviewed for style, writing ability, and originality.
Provide a 140-character tweet that tells us something about you not captured in this Honors Program application.
I am cognizant of the interrelatedness of all communities and states. […] Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. -Martin Luther King, Jr., Letter From Birmingham City Jail (1963). How do King's words relate to your personal philosophy of service?
What single social or public policy issue do you think is the most urgent in your community and why?
The Honors Bonner Leader Program is committed to the idea that students can change the world through service. How could a group of dedicated Honors Bonner Leaders work toward addressing the problem you described above? Provide concrete examples of possible interventions.
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