Supplemental Essay: Fall 2014

Applying for Fall 2014 General Freshman Admission to Hunter? To help us learn more about you and the positive impact that you will bring to our Hunter College community, we invite you to share with us your unique qualities and experiences by responding to one of the following essay topics:

..we invite you to share with us your unique qualities and experiences..
  1. Tell us about a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and how it impacted you personally. (250-500 words)
  2. Describe a specific interest or talent and how you have pursued it to date or wish to pursue it in the future. (250-500 words)
  3. Provide both an essay question and response that you already completed via The Common Application.

Please note: This optional essay is intended for students applying for General Freshman Admission only. If you are seeking admission to the Macaulay Honors College at Hunter, please go here for more information →

How to Submit Your Essay Response

To submit your response, you must first have applied for General Freshman Admission to Hunter College for the Fall 2014 semester by the Application Postmark Deadline of February 1st via the CUNY Admission Application →

Beginning mid-November, email invitations will be sent to all Fall 2014 Hunter College General Freshman applicants with instructions on how to submit the Supplemental Essay response. You can expect to receive your essay invitation within 1-2 days of completing and submitting your CUNY Admission Application.

Supplemental Essay Due Date

The essay response is due no later than Friday, February 7, 2014. Only students who apply by the Application Postmark Deadline of Feburary 1 will be provided the option to submit an essay response.

Get Started Today!

While you are waiting for your invitation email, we strongly recommend that you take time now to begin crafting your Supplemental Essay Response. For some great tips on writing an effective application essay, go here →

Have questions?

Contact us at: essayhelp@hunter.cuny.edu

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