Essay Questions | College Admissions | The University of Chicago

Your application will receive a thorough review from more than one admissions professional. Admission to our university is competitive and selective, and we review applications using a holistic process. We consider your performance in rigorous course work, essays, standardized test scores, extracurricular activities, and one required letter of recommendation from an academic source. Our counselors are also looking for sustained involvement in activities in or out of school, leadership, community involvements, research, or any special gifts or talents that you would bring to our university.

Yes, the essay that you must send to the university admission officers
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Yes, the essay that you must send to the university admission officers! And you know you are expected to summarize the last almost-two-decades of your life into paper, which must certainly stand out against thousands and thousands of other candidates.

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The University of Richmond practices a holistic, selective admission process in which there is no typical applicant and no simple formula that will guarantee acceptance. Alongside traditional measures of academic success – like grades, rigor of curriculum, test scores, and recommendations – admission officers evaluate each applicant in a holistic manner, assessing essays, involvement, special talents, creativity, independence, and life experience. Our goal each year is to enroll a well-rounded and dynamic first-year class, academically accomplished and diverse in every dimension. (For a comprehensive view of the most recent class, see the .)