Also never quite worded like that, but the idea behind the question is to see how much the applicant has pictured him- or herself at the school. It's also designed to see how committed you are to the school -- and how well you really understand the culture and climate of the school.
- Who or what influenced you to apply to Syracuse University?
- "Rollins College educates students for global citizenship and responsible leadership, empowering graduates to pursue meaningful lives and productive careers." What does this sentence from the Rollins mission statement mean to you in light of your life goals?
- Why is Stetson University a good college choice for you?
- Write a brief statement explaining your decision to apply to Wake Forest and what your academic and personal goals would be as a student.