love of learning
highlight your own drive and intellect through this promp
writing style is extremely important throughout this essay
teaching the admissions officers something about you and why the idea or experience made you so excited
Try to intersperse some facts that relate to activities you could do together or things that would be important for an actual roommate to know to stay true to the prompt
Putting together just a few key aspects of your personality and typical habits with more coherent elaboration on each and topping it off with a “Love, your future roomie” holds the potential to become an engaging essay as well.
Good applicants should show in their essays that they can write well and that they are intelligent with diverse interests and skills.
Picking a meaningful activity that you have participated in without over-dramatizing it is key, but you can also use abstract concepts like physics or history
You can discuss an academic subject that is meaningful to you, but you should only do so if you feel that this interest is central to who you are. Since this topic is so open-ended and leaves you ample room to be creative, talking about your intended major may feel like a cop-out, if not done correctly.
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