Boston University Essay Prompts 2018-19
Listed below are the essay prompts for incoming freshman students.
1. Common App personal essay (650 words max)
2. What about being a student at Boston University most excites you? (250 words max)
1. Additional Information (optional): Please use this space if you have additional information, materials, or writing samples you would like us to consider.
*College essay prompts were compiled from university websites, the Common Application, and the Coalition Application. Essay prompts are subject to change and we encourage students and families to confirm all essay prompts with the institution.
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