A response to this prompt can be incisive and deeply personal, as it was for a student who questioned her lifelong diet after she visited an animal sanctuary for the first time.
As you consider this prompt, think back on those impassioned, “Aha!
When you give admissions insight into the art that you feel is representative of your personality, experiences, or background, you will be revealing a fascinating, newfound piece of the complex puzzle that is you.
Emory is really not messing around with these questions!
Perhaps you developed strong bonds with your peers in student council and you hope to continue learning and growing with the Student Government Association.
Maybe you make the best samosas (thanks to your grandma’s secret recipe) and you look forward to sharing your love of cooking with your fellow freshmen in the residence halls.
Essays responding to this prompt tend to lean in the direction of activism and community engagement, but don’t feel limited to these angles – anything you want to share with others is fair game, as long as it is reflective of something about which you feel strongly.
In this prompt, Emory University is looking for more than just a summary of your favorite book.
Responding to this prompt is a fantastic way to showcase an area of interest or passion you have not had the opportunity to expand on already.
Maybe you want more people to know about the importance of recycling or the harmful effects of fast fashion.