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Loyola Marymount Essay Prompts?

Hi fellow applicants, I'm planning to apply to Loyola Marymount University this fall and I wanted to get a head start on my essays. Does anyone here know what the essay prompts are for the 2024-2025 application cycle? Any tips for writing a strong essay for LMU? Thanks!

6 months ago

Hello! It's great that you're getting a head start on your essays for Loyola Marymount University. While the specific essay prompts for the 2024-2025 application cycle won't be released until August 1st, but you can still refer to the previous year's prompts as a starting point. You can find them, as well as breakdowns of how to write successful responses, on CollegeVine's blog: https://blog.collegevine.com/how-to-write-the-loyola-marymount-university-essays/.

In general, here are some tips on writing a strong essay for LMU:

1. Be authentic and genuine - Share your true experiences, values, and beliefs. Don't try to write what you think the admissions team wants to hear.

2. Reflect and analyze - Don't simply list accomplishments or experiences. Focus on what you've learned from those experiences and how they have shaped you as a person.

3. Make it specific to LMU - Connect your essay to LMU's values, mission, or any extracurricular opportunities that align with your experiences or future goals. This will demonstrate your interest in the university and help you stand out.

4. Edit, edit, edit - Make sure to proofread your essay for grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors. It's also helpful to have someone else, like a teacher or a mentor, review your essay for clarity and feedback. Don't forget about CollegeVine's Free Peer Essay Review Tool, and the paid reviews offered by expert college admissions advisors through CollegeVine's marketplace.

5. Start early - Give yourself plenty of time to write, revise and refine your essay, as the writing process can reveal new ideas and insights about yourself and your experiences.

Best of luck with your essays and the entire application process!

6 months ago

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