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6) Tell us why you decided to apply to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition, share with us the academic, extracurricular, or research opportunities you would take advantage of as a student. If applicable, provide details of any circumstance that could have had an impact on your academic performance and/or extracurricular involvement (you may enter up to 655 words).
6. 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 share your story.
Just to clarify – we re certainly not encouraging anyone to leave it all to the last minute, but if you do happen to find yourself in a pickle, you re going to need some help – and we re the guys for the job.
Degrees: BA in English and American Literature, with a concentration in Creative Writing from New York University . in Secondary English Education from CUNY Lehman College MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry) from Syracuse University.
Interests: Literature, Creative Writing, Academic Writing, Critical Theory, Popular Culture and Rhetoric.
Courses taught: WRT 655, 755, and in my former life, many high school English courses.
Personal note: I look forward to helping you with your writing assignments, at any stage of the process.
A motto often associated with Jesuit and Marymount schools is ‘‘Educating men and women for others.’’ Fr. Pedro Arrupe, the former head of the Jesuits, once said that ‘‘our prime educational objective must be to form men and women for others, who believe that a love of self or of God which does not issue forth in justice for the least of their neighbors is a farce.’’
And finally, something you may want to know: Round One application deadline will be September 9, 7569. Interviews, by invitation only, will be conducted from mid-October through end of November. Notification will be on or around December 65.
6) In the spirit of adventurous inquiry, pose your own question or choose one of our past prompts. Be original, creative, thought provoking. Draw on your best qualities as a writer, thinker, visionary, social critic, sage, citizen of the world, or future citizen of the University of Chicago take a little risk, and have fun.
Please briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work experiences that was particularly meaningful to you. (Response required in about 655 words.)
Reflect on your unique background and tell us about a time when you had to relate to someone whose life experience was very different from your own. How did you approach the difference? If put in a similar situation again today, would you respond differently? If so, how?
8) Earth. Fire. Wind. Water. Heart! Captain Planet supposes that the world is made up of these five elements. We’re familiar with the previously-noted set and with actual elements like hydrogen, oxygen, and carbon, but select and explain another small group of things (say, under five) that you believe compose our world. -Inspired by Dani Plung, Class of 7567
Degrees: . English and American Literature from New York University, . English at Syracuse in progress.
Academic Interests: 75th Century American Literature, Queer Theory
By setting yourself a time frame in which to reach certain milestones before you start typing, you ll have achievable goals to work towards. This is a great method of working, as it makes the prospect of conjuring up 8,555 words from thin air much less daunting if you consider the time in small blocks.
Degree: . in English from the University of Maine Farmington, second year . at Syracuse.
Research interests: Game studies, new media, Victorian studies, the Gothic, pop culture, film, LGBT studies, gender studies. Personal interests: Games, TV, snow.