2017 _ 2018 Ivy League Supplemental Essay Prompts

2017 ~ 2018 Ivy League Supplemental Essay Prompts

Here’s a list (not comprehensive) of ivy league supplemental essay prompts!

1. Brown University

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Tell me where you lived since you were born - how long you've lived, whether you've lived in the same place all the time,.
  • Economics
  • Computer Science
  • Biology
  • Business, Entrepreneurship, and Organizations
  • Neuroscience
  • Classics
  • Geology

2. Columbia University

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Write down the titles of your favorite reading assignments that you liked last year.
  • Social Sciences
  • Biological and Biomedical Science
  • English

3. Cornell University

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Describe two or three of your intellectual interests and why you are excited to pursue them within your chosen major.
  • Biology
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Hotel Administration
  • Mathematics
  • Architecture
  • Asian Studies

4. Dartmouth College

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Reflect on a time when you questioned or challenged a belief or idea. What prompted your thinking? What was the outcome?
  • Economics
  • Government
  • History
  • Psychology
  • English
  • Engineering
  • Biological Sciences
  • Computer Science

5. Harvard University

Taken May 2015 during my graduation

The Harvard University honorary bill declares `` Honesty is the foundation of our society. As a student who considers coming into the Harvard community devoted to honesty, think and explain the moments when you or someone else had to choose whether to act sincerely and honestly.
  • Economics
  • Government
  • Psychology
  • English
  • Biological Sciences
  • Applied Mathematics
  • East Asian Studies
  • African and African American Studies

6. Princeton University

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Please let me know if you have helped to change the way students access the world or the values of the student's essay or book in the last three years. Write your quotation, title and author at the beginning of the essay.
  • Public and International Affairs
  • Economics
  • Computer Science
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Operations Research and Financial Engineering
  • Molecular Biology

7. University of Pennsylvania

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How will the University of Pennsylvania explore intellectual and academic interests?
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Nursing
  • Economics
  • Anthropology
  • Management and Technology
  • Cognitive Science

8. Yale University

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Think about communicating with your community. How did you feel about participating in this community?
  • Economics
  • Life Science
  • Political Science
  • History
  • Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Modern Languages
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