The CHC faculty are involved in the review of applications to the Honors College, and are eager to learn about how you think, and how your mind works. Please write an essay that responds to one of the three quotations below. Reflect on how the quotation relates to your own experience, beliefs, and attitudes. Select one of the three quotes listed below.
As you've looked into what it will be like to attend Oregon, you've hopefully learned about what makes Ducks unique. No two are alike, though, so tell us what makes you who you are, and how that connects to our campus community. We are interested in your thoughts and experiences recognizing difference and supporting equity and inclusion, and choosing one of the two following options will guide you in sharing those thoughts. You can learn more about equity and inclusion at Oregon by visiting here. Essay Topic: (250-500 words - choose one of the topics below)
This section can be used for various purposes, and gives you an optional opportunity for discussing any of the following. •Your academic record might have included periods of low performance such as grades of D or F, inconsistent or downward trends in grades, deficiencies in particular subject areas, or discrepancies between your test scores and GPA. This might be because of special personal circumstances such as death or illness of a parent, caring for a family member, homelessness, frequent moves, or due to learning disabilities/differences or study habits. If relevant, be sure to let us know what actions you have taken in order to be successful, and what you have learned from the experience. •You want to help us better understand how your involvement in activities was limited by work or family obligations, or by the unique setting of your school or community •You need to share any other information with us about yourself that is not provided elsewhere, or UO admissions staff told you to provide certain information in this space
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