Write an admissions essay that describes in detail some special interest, significant experience, or achievement in each of the following areas:
◾Faith-Describe a significant personal or professional challenge you faced and the steps you took to address this challenge. Include whether you turned to anyone in facing the challenge, the role that person played, and what you learned about yourself.
◾Reason-Describe any of your special interests and how you have developed knowledge in these areas. This may include examples of your creativity; the ability to see alternatives; take diverse perspectives; come up with many, varied, or original ideas; or a willingness to try new things.
◾Service-Describe what you have done to serve those around you. Give examples of specific programs, projects, or activities in which you have been involved.
◾Community-Describe the way or ways in which you engage your community. This may include how you connect with colleagues, members of your community, members of your family, or other communities. Describe why this connection is important to you.
Essay guidelines: Your personal essay should be typed, double spaced and about 200 words per area.