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Yale University 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
Why do these areas appeal to you? (up to approximately 100 words).     Required Long Answer 1/100
Short Takes

Please respond in no more than 200 characters (approximately 35 words), to each of the following questions:

1. What inspires you?
2. Yale’s residential colleges regularly host intimate conversations
with guests representing a wide range of experiences and accomplishments. What person, past or present, would you invite to speak? What question would you ask?
3. You are teaching a Yale course. What is it called?
4. Most first year Yale students live in suites of four to six students.
What would you contribute to the dynamic of your suite?
Required Short Answer 1/35
Please choose two of the following topics
and respond to each in 250 words or fewer. 

1. What do you most enjoy learning?
2. Reflect on your engagement with a community to which you belong. How do you
feel you have contributed to this community?
3. Write about something you would like us to know about you that you have not
conveyed elsewhere in your application.

Please indicate the number of the topic you are writing about at the start of each essay. For instance, 'Topic #3.'

First Essay Choice:
Required Long Answer 1/250
Second Essay Choice: Required Long Answer 1/250
 

Writing Supplement

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
Why do these areas appeal to you?  Required Long Answer 1/100
Why does Yale appeal to you? (250 words or less) Required Long Answer 1/250
Essay

Please choose two of the following topics and respond to each in 250 words or fewer. 
1. What do you most enjoy learning?
2. Reflect on your engagement with a community to which you belong. How do you
feel you have contributed to this community?
3. Write about something you would like us to about you that you have not
conveyed elsewhere in your application.

Please indicate the number of the topic you are writing about at the end of each essay. For instance, 'Topic #3.'

First Essay Choice:
Required Long Answer 1/250
Second Essay Choice: Required Long Answer 1/250
 

Writing Supplement

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

 

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  • Date Created: 09/07/2017
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