University.d) Using a favorite quotation from an essay or book you have read in the last threeyears as a starting point, tell us about an event or experience that helped you defineone of your values or changed how you approach the world. Please write thequotation, title and author at the beginning of your essay.
3 Yale University 1.
In this second essay, please reflect on something that you would like usto know that we might not learn from the rest of your application
orsomething that you would like to say more about. We ask that you limityour essay to fewer than 500 words. Before you begin, we encourage youto go to http://admissions.yale.edu/essay, where you will find helpfuladvice.2.
Optional essay for prospective engineering majors:If you selected one of the engineering majors, please write a brief third essaytelling us what has led you to an interest in this field of study, what
experiences (if any) you have had in engineering, and what it is about Yale’s
engineering program that appeals to you.4 Columbia University 1. Please tell us what you found meaningful about one of the abovementioned books, publications or cultural events.2. Please tell us what you find most appealing about Columbia and why.3. For applicants to Columbia College, please tell us what from your currentand past experiences (either academic or personal) attracts you specifically to1. List the required readings fromcourses during the school year orsummer that you enjoyed most in thepast year2. List the books read for pleasure