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Why Purdue essay example?

Hey everyone! For those of you who applied to Purdue, can you help me with some ideas for the 'Why Purdue' essay? If you're comfortable sharing your essay as an example, that would be super helpful too!

7 months ago

Hello! When writing a 'Why Purdue' essay, it's crucial to focus on the aspects that make Purdue unique and how they align with your own interests, values, and goals. CollegeVine has a guide specifically breaking down each of Purdue's prompts: https://blog.collegevine.com/how-to-write-the-purdue-university-essays

Additionally, check out this article, which has three example essays submitted by real students, along with feedback on what worked well and what could be improved upon: https://blog.collegevine.com/purdue-essay-examples

Remember to focus on your individual experiences and goals, demonstrating how Purdue is the right fit for you, rather than trying to replicate someone else's essay. Good luck!

7 months ago

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