Davidson College Essay Prompts 2018-19
Listed below are the essay prompts for incoming freshman students.
1. Common App personal essay (650 words max)
2. Why Davidson? (250-300 words)
3. Please briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work experiences. (200 word limit)
4. List the books you have read in the past year for school or leisure. Place an asterisk by those books required for classes you have taken.
*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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