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:
- 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)
- 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)
- 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 via the CUNY Admission Application →
Beginning mid-November, email invitations will be sent to all Hunter College General Freshman applicants for the Fall 2014 semester with instructions on how to submit the Supplemental Essay response. You can expect to receive your essay invitation within 1-2 weeks of completing and submitting your CUNY Admission Application. You will have the option to upload the essay response as a .doc, .docx, or .pdf submission.
Supplemental Essay Due Date
Your essay response is due no later than Application Postmark Deadline of February 1, 2014. Students who apply after this date will not 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 →