Why do I want to go to a particular college?
College authorities want to know more about your academic interests and commitments. Talk about the specific educational, research, and other academic opportunities offered by the college that appeal to you. Expand on this idea by talking about how these opportunities help support your future goals.
Can I use the same essay for different college applications?
You can use the same personal statement and additional information essays for all of your college applications. The supplemental essay is a bit different as it tends to be more specific school focused.
What are they looking for in a college essay?
What are admission officers looking for in an essay? Colleges want to see that the student has a command of the basics of good writing. They also want to see that the student can give a direct answer to the essay question. A strong opening paragraph that captures the readers’ interest is important.