Topic: Admission services Michigan: Everyone belongs to many different communities and/or groups defined by (among other things) shared geography, religion, ethnicity, income, cuisine, interest, race, ideology, or intellectual heritage. Choose one of the communities to which you belong, and describe that community and your place within it. (Approximately 250 words) ? Describe the unique qualities that attract you to the specific undergraduate College or School (including preferred admission and dual degree programs) to which you are applying at the University of Michigan. How would that curriculum support your interests? (500 words maximum) UVA: 1. We are looking for passionate students to join our diverse community of scholars, researchers, and artists. Answer the question that corresponds to the school you selected above. Limit your answer to a half page or roughly 250 words. ?College of Arts and Sciences:?What work of art, music, science, mathematics, or literature has surprised, unsettled, or challenged you, and in what way? ? ? Answer one of the following questions in a half page or roughly 250 words: ?What is your favorite word and why? ?Describe the world you come from and how that world shaped who you are. ?Discuss your favorite place to get lost. (This question was written byU.Va. students who live in one of residential colleges, Brown College at Monroe Hill.) Discuss something you secretly like but pretend not to, or vice versa. Boston University: Essay 1: In no more than 250 words, please tell us why BU is a good fit for you and what specifically has led you to apply for admission? ? The following, while not long ?essays may also be questions you can tackle. I’d say one or two paragraphs each for these would be sufficient: Wake Forest: What outrages you? What are you doing about it? Think locally. ? ˜People who aren’t busy all the time might start to think.’ “ TerryPratchett When do you stop being busy and start to think? ? Think of things that fascinated you when you were 10 years old “ what has endured? ? Make a rational argument for a position you do not personally support. For clarity, please state your true opinion first and then argue the opposite position. Consider an issue that has affected you personally. ? Give us your top ten?list. ? Imagine that in the near future, scientists can digitally recreate the consciousness of deceased individuals and store it on handheld devices. Every citizen, upon reaching adulthood, is issued one of these devices, inhabited by the mind of a single historical figure. It is your eighteenth birthday, and you are about to choose the figurewho?will accompany you for the rest of your life. Who will you choose? Why? ? The previous question was submitted by a 2012 Wake Forest University applicant. What question do you think we should ask of next year’s applicants?