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Mon, 14/03/2016 - 12:27
James Broughton said, “The only limits are, as always, those of vision”. Truer words have never been spoken, for I believe that vision is the foundation upon which the impossible is built. Leadman...
Mon, 14/03/2016 - 12:24
Everyone wants to be inspired by their leaders. History provides us with multiple examples of leaders who—for better (i.e., Martin Luther King Jr., Steve Jobs) or for worse (Adolph Hitler)—inspired...
Mon, 14/03/2016 - 12:18
I grew up poor on the Southside of Chicago in a neighborhood called Roseland. I was raised by my single mother along with my two brothers in a community comprised mostly of low income black and...
Mon, 14/03/2016 - 12:13
It is with great excitement that I submit my application for consideration for inclusion in the 2021 graduating class from Wellmann Medical College. My parents met at Wellman, so the institution, its...
Mon, 14/03/2016 - 12:08
My father was born in Tehran, Iran. He and his side of the family migrated to America as political refugees. My grandfather worked for the government at the time of the revolution, and when the...
Mon, 14/03/2016 - 12:05
I come from a family of healers. I remember spending nights with my grandmother as a little girl when my mother had to work late shifts as a nurse. Nanna was a doula and raw foodist who studied...
Fri, 04/03/2016 - 15:51
Prompt #5: Discuss an accomplishment or event, formal or informal, that marked your transition from childhood to adulthood within your culture, community, or family. Forget MTV’s images of spoiled...
Fri, 04/03/2016 - 15:47
Prompt #5: Discuss an accomplishment or event, formal or informal, that marked your transition from childhood to adulthood within your culture, community, or family. Many of my friends seem to be in...
Fri, 04/03/2016 - 15:45
Prompt #4: Describe a problem you’ve solved or a problem you’d like to solve. It can be an intellectual challenge, a research query, an ethical dilemma-anything that is of personal importance, no...
Fri, 04/03/2016 - 15:43
Prompt #3: Reflect on a time when you challenged a belief or idea. What prompted you to act? Would you make the same decision again? Raised in a proud, traditional Catholic family, I wasn’t sure...
Fri, 04/03/2016 - 15:38
Prompt #3: Reflect on a time when you challenged a belief or idea. What prompted you to act? Would you make the same decision again? Sitting outside of the principal’s office, my stomach lurched and...
Fri, 04/03/2016 - 15:35
Prompt #2: The lessons we take from failure can be fundamental to later success. Recount an incident or time when you experienced failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the...
Fri, 04/03/2016 - 15:29
Prompt #2: The lessons we take from failure can be fundamental to later success. Recount an incident or time when you experienced failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the...
Fri, 04/03/2016 - 15:25
Prompt #1: 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...
Fri, 04/03/2016 - 15:20
Prompt #4: Describe a problem you’ve solved or a problem you’d like to solve. It can be an intellectual challenge, a research query, an ethical dilemma - anything that is of personal importance, no...
Fri, 04/03/2016 - 15:13
Prompt #1: 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...
Mon, 25/01/2016 - 14:09
Some people say writing a personal statement is easy – maybe it is, but it’s difficult to write a personal statement well. As this is such a big topic to cover, we suggest taking a look at our...
Tue, 24/11/2015 - 13:31
If you're looking at your post 18 options, it usually means: You’ve finished your last A-level exams You’ve completed your college course Your apprenticeship is ending...
Tue, 24/11/2015 - 12:30
We've answered some of the most frequently asked questions about the Common App Essay. Writing your Common Application Essay should be a highlight of your school year, so just in case you’re feeling...
Fri, 16/10/2015 - 11:47
The maximum number of words you can submit for your Common App essay is 650. It must also be a minimum of 250 words. If your essays do not adhere to these guidelines, you will not be able to submit...

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