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University of Oregon Writing Requirements



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Below is a list of required and optional writing questions for this school.  Depending on your answers to some questions you may be required to complete additional writing questions, so be sure to read all of the instructions within your application. 

First Year     Transfer

First Year

College-Specific Writing Questions

Question Required or
Optional
Long Answer or Upload Min/Max Word Count
As you've looked into what it will be like to attend Oregon, you've hopefully learned about what makes Ducks unique. No two are alike, though, so tell us what makes you who you are, and how that connects to our campus community. We are interested in your thoughts and experiences recognizing difference and supporting equity and inclusion, and choosing one of the two following options will guide you in sharing those thoughts. You can learn more about equity and inclusion at Oregon by visiting
http://inclusion.uoregon.edu/

Essay Topic: (250-500 words ; choose one of the topics below)

Describe an experience with discrimination, whether it was fighting against discrimination or recognizing your contribution to discriminating against a person or group. What did you learn from the experience? In what ways will you bring those lessons to the University of Oregon?

OR

The University of Oregon values difference, and we take pride in our diverse community. Please explain how you will share your experiences, values and interests with our community. In what ways can you imagine offering your support to others?
Optional Long Answer 250/500
This section can be used for various purposes, and gives you an optional opportunity for discussing any of the following.

Your academic record might have included periods of low performance such as grades of D or F, inconsistent or downward trends in grades, deficiencies in particular subject areas, or discrepancies between your test scores and GPA. This might be because of special personal circumstances such as death or illness of a parent, caring for a family member, homelessness, frequent moves, or due to learning disabilities/differences or study habits. If relevant, be sure to let us know what actions you have taken in order to be successful, and what you have learned from the experience.

You want to help us better understand how your involvement in activities was limited by work or family obligations, or by the unique setting of your school or community

You need to share any other information with us about yourself that is not provided elsewhere, or UO admissions staff told you to provide certain information in this space

(When responding, keep in mind that University of Oregon employees are required by law to report reasonable suspicion of child abuse to law enforcement or the Oregon Department of Human Services per ORS 419B.005. Other knowledge of illegal activity may also be reported by UO, pursuant to other reporting requirements.)
Optional Long Answer 10/500
 

Writing Supplement Questions

Question Required or
Optional
Long Answer or Upload Min/Max Word Count
This college does not have a Writing Supplement. -- -- --
 
 


Transfer

College-Specific Writing Questions

Question Required or
Optional
Long Answer or Upload Min/Max Word Count
This college does not have a Transfer application with The Common Application. -- -- --
 

Writing Supplement

Question Required or
Optional
Long Answer or Upload Min/Max Word Count
This college does not have a Transfer application with The Common Application. -- -- --

 

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  • Topic #: 33011-4387
  • Date Created: 08/11/2017
  • Last Modified Since: 10/02/2017
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