In addition to the personal essay which you will submit through the Common Application or Coalition Application, Barnard asks first-year applicants to respond to institution-specific Writing Supplement questions. We recommend spending time to thoughtfully consider these questions and your responses. Your answers to these questions, in conjunction with the rest of your application, will help the Admissions Committee understand how you may contribute to our community both academically and personally. Below are the Barnard Writing Supplement questions for first-year students applying for Fall admission.
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Barnard is my dream school and I just applied earlier this month. I am not sure if this is too much to ask but if I can send you some of my application material scores, grades, essays especially , could you read them and tell me if you think I have a good chance at getting in? I essentially just want to know whether you, as a Barnard student, see me as a Barnard woman or not. Sorry to be a bother. Thank you, Z.
The smaller the school, the higher the scrutiny. So give yourself time to brainstorm, draft, and refine before you hit submit! Supplemental Essay Type s : Why , Oddball. In a way, this prompt is redundant. Research, research, research!
What factors influenced your decision to apply to Barnard College and why do you think the College would be a good match for you? Despite the obvious differences between the President and myself, I believed that with preparation, competitive campaigning, and an intellectual speech that I could be elected. However, when the votes were counted, it was not my speech or campaign that held me back, but my gender and the fact that my class did not feel that a girl could be president.