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Stevens Institute of Technology supplemental essay?

I'm applying to the Stevens Institute of Technology, and I'm working on my supplemental essays. Can anyone who has some experience with their application give me an idea of what their supplemental essay is like? Length, prompts, or any general pointers would be really helpful.

7 months ago

The Stevens Institute of Technology does have a supplemental essay prompt for their application, and it's important to take this essay seriously for your best chance at admission. The prompt allows you to showcase your passion, interest, and fit for the school. Here's the prompt:

At Stevens, our students learn to embrace new challenges, question the status quo and defy convention in order to make an impact. Describe a time when you have done this and how this experience will enable you to contribute to the Stevens community.

While writing your essay, aim for a length of 250-500 words, although this can vary depending on the level of detail you provide and the depth of your response. Focus on clearly explaining a specific situation or project where you challenged expectations or pushed beyond the norm. You should also include the outcomes or learnings from the experience and discuss how it may have shaped you as a person.

To effectively tie your essay to the Stevens community, research the school's values, culture, and programs to find connections between your experiences and what the school offers. Discuss how your passion and motivation align with Stevens' goals and how you plan to contribute to their campus community.

Lastly, make sure to edit and proofread your essay, ensuring it is well-structured, engaging, and free of errors. Keep your tone direct and optimistic, showcasing your motivation and excitement for the opportunity to join the Stevens Institute of Technology.

Good luck!

7 months ago

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