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CMU Essay Prompts

Hey, I'm preparing to apply to Carnegie Mellon University in the upcoming admissions cycle. Does anybody have information on the essay prompts for the CMU application?

7 months ago

You're in luck - CollegeVine has a blog post which not only lists Carnegie Mellon's essay prompts, but also breaks down each one and explains how to write an effective response: https://blog.collegevine.com/how-to-write-the-carnegie-mellon-essays/.

Also keep in mind that CollegeVine offers both a free peer essay review service and paid reviews by expert college admissions advisors - sometimes, a second set of eyes is just the thing your essay needs to go from good to great.

Good luck with your application! If you have any more questions, feel free to ask.

7 months ago

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