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Wake Forest University

Essay Prompts 15 Results

5 Books Essay

From Last Cycle

Help us to get to know you better by responding briefly to these questions. No need for research, just be creative and enjoy the process.
List five books you have read that intrigued you (title, author, required reading)

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Note

The prompt above is from the 2019-2020 application cycle. It will be updated for the 2020-2021 cycle once new prompts are released.

Why University? Essay

From Last Cycle

How did you become interested in Wake Forest University and why are you applying?

150 words

Note

The prompt above is from the 2019-2020 application cycle. It will be updated for the 2020-2021 cycle once new prompts are released.

Books Essay

From Last Cycle

As part of my high-school English curriculum, I was required to read [insert title]. I would have replaced it with [insert title here]. The required book I was most surprised I enjoyed was [insert title here].

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Note

The prompt above is from the 2019-2020 application cycle. It will be updated for the 2020-2021 cycle once new prompts are released.

Fiction Essay

From Last Cycle

Tell us how a work of fiction you’ve read has helped you to understand the world’s complexity.

300 words

Note

The prompt above is from the 2019-2020 application cycle. It will be updated for the 2020-2021 cycle once new prompts are released.

Curiosity Essay

From Last Cycle

What piques your intellectual curiosity, and why?

150 words

Note

The prompt above is from the 2019-2020 application cycle. It will be updated for the 2020-2021 cycle once new prompts are released.

Speaker Essay

From Last Cycle

As part of our “Voices of Our Time” series – which allows students, faculty, and staff to hear from some of the world’s leading thinkers – Wake Forest has hosted Ta-Nehisi Coates, Michelle Alexander, Eboo Patel, and Thomas Friedman. If you could choose the next series speaker, who would you pick, and why?

150 words

Note

The prompt above is from the 2019-2020 application cycle. It will be updated for the 2020-2021 cycle once new prompts are released.

Top 10 List Essay

From Last Cycle

Give us your Top Ten list (theme and then top 10).

0 s

Note

The prompt above is from the 2019-2020 application cycle. It will be updated for the 2020-2021 cycle once new prompts are released.

Call to Conversation Essay

From Last Cycle

At Wake Forest, we gather our students in “Calls to Conversation,” congregating small groups around dinner tables in faculty's and administrators’ homes to discuss topics organized around a theme, for example “arts for social change,” “gender in society,” and “leading a meaningful life.” If you could design a theme for a “Call to Conversation,” what would you choose, and why?

150 words

Note

The prompt above is from the 2019-2020 application cycle. It will be updated for the 2020-2021 cycle once new prompts are released.

Hero Essay

From Last Cycle

We live in an age intensely interested in heroes. Professor Joseph Campbell defined “hero” as “someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” Describe a hero in public life and how and why, in your opinion, they meet Professor Campbell’s definition.

150 words

Note

The prompt above is from the 2019-2020 application cycle. It will be updated for the 2020-2021 cycle once new prompts are released.

Presidential Scholarship's Talent Essay

From Last Cycle

Please describe the special talent or ability which qualifies you for participation in the Presidential Scholarship program. Discuss a significant experience you have had or something you have read that has influenced the development of your talent.

1 pages

Note

The prompt above is from the 2019-2020 application cycle. It will be updated for the 2020-2021 cycle once new prompts are released.

Presidential Scholarship's Why Liberal Arts? Essay

From Last Cycle

Why do you wish to attend a liberal arts university? What do you expect to gain from four years at Wake Forest, and what could you contribute to the University in regards to your area of talent?

1 pages

Note

The prompt above is from the 2019-2020 application cycle. It will be updated for the 2020-2021 cycle once new prompts are released.

Presidential Scholarship's Description Essay

From Last Cycle

Please briefly describe the materials you are submitting to demonstrate your talent or ability.

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Note

The prompt above is from the 2019-2020 application cycle. It will be updated for the 2020-2021 cycle once new prompts are released.

Farr Scholarship's Entrepreneurship Essay

From Last Cycle

Include a brief letter asking to be considered for the Farr Scholarship, describing how you became interested in entrepreneurship and how you plan to continue these interests at Wake Forest.

0 s

Note

The prompt above is from the 2019-2020 application cycle. It will be updated for the 2020-2021 cycle once new prompts are released.

Technology Scholarship's Why CS? Essay

From Last Cycle

What influenced or sparked your interest in Computer Science?

250 words

Note

The prompt above is from the 2019-2020 application cycle. It will be updated for the 2020-2021 cycle once new prompts are released.

Ledford Scholarship's Why Science? Essay

From Last Cycle

Include a brief letter asking to be considered for the Ledford Scholarship, describing how you became interested in science, describing your career aspirations, and describing how this scholarship will benefit you.

0 s

Note

The prompt above is from the 2019-2020 application cycle. It will be updated for the 2020-2021 cycle once new prompts are released.

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