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The Honors College is a community of students who love to engage with ideas that come from a broad range of sources. All applicants to the Honors College are welcome to submit a short essay in response to the prompt. For this essay, please consider an idea from a book, song, poem, play, painting, or another piece of art that has shaped your understanding of the world or the way you behave. The essay should not exceed 250 words.
Students in LGS and the Honors College study cultures, their own and others, intensely. Please write a short essay of no more than about 250 words that tells of a moment when you learned something new about the culture you grew up with, or a different culture, and how this realization allowed you to understand yourself in a different way.
The Committee reviews all applicants holistically and values student motivation. Please provide a statement (approximately 250 words) on why you want to be in the accelerated three year business program and why you are prepared to succeed in the program.
The Joint Degree Committee reviews all applicants holistically and values student motivation. Please provide a brief statement, no longer than one page, of your interest in Adelphi University‘s joint degree program and your selected profession.
What would people say are your greatest strengths that you will use as a teacher? (500 words minimum recommended)
The essay demonstrates your ability to write clearly and concisely on a selected topic and helps you distinguish yourself in your own voice. What do you want the readers of your application to know about you apart from courses, grades, and test scores? Choose the option that best helps you answer that question and write an essay of no more than 650 words, using the prompt to inspire and structure your response. Remember: 650 words is your limit, not your goal. Use the full range if you need it, but don‘t feel obligated to do so.
Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.
The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?
Reflect on a time when you questioned or challenged a belief or idea. What prompted your thinking? What was the outcome?
Reflect on something that someone has done for you that has made you happy or thankful in a surprising way. How has this gratitude affected or motivated you?
Discuss an accomplishment, event, or realization that sparked a period of personal growth and a new understanding of yourself or others.
Describe a topic, idea, or concept you find so engaging that it makes you lose all track of time. Why does it captivate you? What or who do you turn to when you want to learn more?
Share an essay on any topic of your choice. It can be one you‘ve already written, one that responds to a different prompt, or one of your own design.