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CUNY Queens College

Queens, New York2-yearPublic

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CUNY Queens College’s 2023-24 Essay Prompts

Select-A-Prompt Essay


You may submit one of three essay topics as part of your freshman application to Queens College:

Option 1

Tell us something meaningful about yourself that is not reflected in your application. You may choose to speak about your interests, aspirations and/or background.

Option 2

It is often said that the road to success is paved with setbacks. Tell us about a time you faced a challenge or obstacle. What did you learn from it, and how did it contribute to your success?

Option 3

Share an essay on any topic. You may use an essay that you have previously written or one that discusses a topic of your choice.

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