The essay demonstrates your ability to write clearly and concisely on a selected topic and helps you distinguish yourself in your own voice. What do you want the readers of your application to know about you apart from courses, grades, and test scores? Choose the option that best helps you answer that question and write an essay of no more than words, using the prompt to inspire and structure your response. Remember: words is your limit, not your goal.
A personal statement gives us the ability to get to know you beyond your grades and test scores. Responses are an important factor in distinguishing admissible candidates within the applicant pool. Please describe why you are interested in attending Appalachian State University. If there is anything about your background or personal experience that you feel would be helpful for the Admissions Committee to know as we evaluate your application, please write an optional personal statement below no more than one page, please.
Not sure if anyone will know this… we are looking through the essay prompts on the general scholarship application. Will the scholarship reviewers have access to the Common App essays as well? Amazing what you learn when you read the FAQ! They are not read together. So- I answered my own question but thought I would add the update in case anyone was wondering the same thing.
The Requirements: 2 essays of words each, 1 additional essay. Supplemental Essay Type s : Community, Activity. UNC wants to accept students who will contribute to the diversity and inclusivity on campus.