include information that highlights qualities about you, such as leadership, problem-solving, teamwork, etc.
show action and results
choose an activity that is meaningful to you and that illustrates important aspects of your character.
intellectually curious and passionate about learning
how you pursue learning outside of school.
isn’t asking you to write in-depth about one intellectual activity. Here, you should list all intellectual activities that you’ve pursued outside of those required for school.
the one you should definitely write, even though it’s called “optional”).
Always show; don’t tell. Use vivid details and specific examples to support your points
get to know you
how you will contribute to the school culture.
You can write about anything slightly unusual that has happened to you, as long as it’s something that has made an impact on you and your life
This essay should ultimately reflect your strength, optimism, and ability to grow from adversity.
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