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Point Park University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania4-yearPrivate

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Point Park University’s 2023-24 Essay Prompts

Extracurricular Short Response

Not Required
250 Words

Please briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work experiences.

Personal Essay

Not Required

ll applicants are encouraged to submit a personal essay with their application for admissions. Your essay does not have to be minimum or maximum length.

Essay topics can be whatever you choose including:
Writing samples, including school work and photography work
A life-changing experience
Distinction in societal or community contributions
Evidence of originality and creativity
Your future career goals
Anything that you believe will help the Admissions Committee gain a better understanding of you.

Honors Program Short Response 1

500 Words

Please write a brief statement – about 250-500 words – as to why you want to join the Honors Program. We can accept an MS Word document or a PDF file. We encourage you to include specific examples of your work in the past (either in high school or in other areas) that demonstrates your interest in Honors. Be sure to include your name and email address on your statement.

Honors Program Short Response 2

500 Words

The Honors Program makes connections between various disciplines to learn more about each individually and to push their boundaries collectively. The Honors Program at Point Park encourages students to explore various subjects and approaches to learning in an effort to develop changemakers who will have a positive impact on the world. How will the work you hope to pursue in the Honors Program help you positively influence the world around you?"

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