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Honors Program Application

Marymount University
Arlington, Virginia

. . . Glebe Road Arlington. . . .admissions@marymount.(800) 828-1120 Honors Program . . . priority registration.The Honors Program The Marymount University Honors Program offers students the opportunity to augment their academic experience with a specialized curriculum designed to provide greater depth. . (800) 548-7638 Fax . submission date Applications received by February 1 will be given priority consideration. . . . The applicant should • submit an Honors essay (the Honors Committee places great emphasis on the essay when judging program applications). .(703) 284-1629 E-mail . .honors@marymount. . . . . . . . . . . . . but admission is competitive and limited to a maximum of 20 participants each year. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The application process for the Honors Program is separate from the general admissions process. . . . . . In addition to the intellectual benefits. VA 22207-4299 For more information.edu/academics/honors . . . . and challenge. . . and • for international students for whom English is a second language. . . . . . . . . . . Math. • interview with the Honors Program director or a member of the Honors Committee. . . . . . . . . . . .5. . . Any student may apply to the Honors Program. . . or concurrently with.(703) 284-1500. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . participants in the Honors Program are eligible for significant financial aid. . . There is no fee to apply. . . . . The Honors Program application (including the essay) should be sent to Office of Admissions Honors Program Marymount University 2807 N. . . . . 260 for the computer-based test. . . . . and involvement with program governance and co-curricular planning. this Honors Program application. . and Science) ACT score of 26. . . . . . Admissions Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .edu . . . . . . • have a minimum high school or college GPA of 3. . . . . . . . breadth. preferably from faculty members who can comment on the applicant’s academic achievement and scholarly potential. . . . . . . . . . . . Reading. . research and travel support. .www. • have a strong background in English composition and literature. . • have a minimum composite (Math and Critical Reading) SAT score of 1200 and/or a composite (English. . . . • provide three letters of recommendation. Please complete and return the general application prior to. . . . . . as such. . The program’s curriculum consists of 24 credits (8 classes) that can be integrated into the requirements for any major. culminates in a mentored research project. . .marymount. or 105 for the Internet-based test. The program emphasizes undergraduate scholarship and. . .(703) 522-0349 TTY access through Virginia Relay Service . . have a minimum TOEFL of 617 for the paper-based test. .edu Website . . please contact the Office of Admissions or the Honors Program.

Virginia 22207-4299 · Phone: (703) 284-1500 · Fax: (703) 522-0349 Please type or print. paper.” Explain what you think the above statement means. and alternative uses of existing resources? Defend your answer with specific examples. Be sure to support your position objectively and cite your sources properly. sex.) that depicts higher education as you think it should be. economist Julian Simon argued that the creative human mind is "the ultimate resource. ultimately leading to a redefinition of liberty. describing campus safety policies and campus crime information." Would you argue that human beings are doomed by a scarcity of resources or that they are capable of sustaining a growing population through innovation of new technological solutions. . book. 1) It has been said that the purpose of art is both to educate and to entertain. not the increase of it. disability. on one of the following topics. play. discovery of new resources. film. 3) Responding to fears that the Earth is running out of natural resources to meet the needs of a rapidly growing human population. Explain why you admire the teaching and/or learning depicted in this work. color. sexual orientation. The Campus Safety Report. indicate all scores) ACT (if taken more than once. Choose one work of art or entertainment (poem. (703) 284-1615. or Chris Domes.0 scale with 4. (703) 284-1511. or other protected class in any of its educational programs or activities. Arlington. please note that the committee will evaluate the quality of thought expressed in your writing. the Title IX coordinator. I certify that the above information is complete and accurate. contact Frank Rizzo. 2) Woodrow Wilson wrote that “the history of liberty is a history of resistance. is available upon request. please compose an essay of 350 to 500 words. The history of liberty is a history of the limitation of governmental power. The Honors Committee places great emphasis on the essay when judging program applications. Signature _______________________________________________________________ Date _________________ Marymount University does not discriminate on the basis of race. not the position or opinions you express. Date _________________ APPLICANT INFORMATION Name ________________________________________________________________________ Home Phone ________________________________________________________________ Address ______________________________________________________________________ E-mail _______________________________________________________________________ City/State/ZIP ______________________________________________________________ Last 4 digits of Social Security Number ___________________________________ ACADEMIC INFORMATION Anticipated major __________________________________________________________ Grade Point Average _______ (on a 4. indicate all scores) Test date(s) ________________________________________________________________ Test date(s)__________________________________________________________________ Composite (Math and Critical Reading) SAT score(s)__________________ Composite ACT score(s)___________________________________________________ Math subscore(s) __________________________________________________________ English subscore(s) _________________________________________________________ Critical Reading subscore(s) _____________________________________________ Reading subscore(s) ________________________________________________________ Writing subscore(s) _______________________________________________________ Math subscore(s)____________________________________________________________ Writing Essay subscore(s) (2-12) _______________________________________ Science subscore(s) _________________________________________________________ Writing Multiple Choice subscore(s) (20-80) _________________________ TOEFL score (international students for whom English is a second language) _____________ _____________ ___________________________________ Score Test Date Computer. national origin. and that I am the author of the attached essay and have properly cited all sources. or Internet-based Completed AP tests and scores ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ AP courses in progress _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ AP tests yet to be completed____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Completed Transfer/IB credit _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Transfer/IB courses in progress _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Major extracurricular activities ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ESSAY On a separate sheet. etc. MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY Honors Program Application Office of Admissions · 2807 North Glebe Road. religion. double spaced. For inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies. Describe a specific situation in history where popular resistance exposed limitations of governmental power.0 as the maximum) Current school ___________________________________________________________________________________ Location _________________________________________ High school (if different from current school) ________________________________________________ Location _________________________________________ Standardized Tests SAT (if taken more than once. age. the 504 coordinator.

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1. or — for those applicants who are no longer in school — your employer. Last 4 digits of Social Security Number or Marymount Student ID Number ________________ Name ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Last First Middle Maiden Permanent home address _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Number and street _______________________________________________________________________________ Permanent home telephone ( ) __________________________________ City State ZIP Country ■ I do not waive the right of access to this form. Marymount University. your dean of students. How long and in what capacity have you known the applicant? ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2. MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY Honors Program Recommendation Applicant: Fill in the shaded section below and give this form to a teacher. ■ I waive the right of access to this form. Attach a separate sheet of paper if you need more space. Signature _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The following questions are to be answered by the person recommending the applicant. Is this student’s academic record an accurate reflection of his/her abilities? ■ Yes ■ No (please explain) ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 4. We are interested in your opinion of the applicant’s academic achievements. Comment on the applicant’s attributes. and enthusiasm for learning. Arlington. sign the form. What are the applicant’s outstanding personal and/or academic characteristics? ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 3. Questions may be directed to (703) 284-1500 or (800) 548-7638. (Recommendations from family members cannot be accepted. and send it to Admissions Office. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Continued on other side . VA 22207-4299. 2807 N. scholarly potential.) Ask the recommender to answer the questions. Glebe Road.

Please provide an explanation on a separate sheet. ■ Check here if you wish to have the Admissions Office contact you for further information. .5. The applicant is: ■ Recommended ■ Recommended with reservation. ■ Not recommended for the Honors Program at Marymount University. Signature ___________________________________________________________________ Date ______________________________________________________________________ Name________________________________________________________________________ Title______________________________________________________________________ Institution_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Address __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Work phone ( ) ______________________________________________________ Home phone ( ) __________________________________________________ E-mail __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Please feel free to attach an additional sheet with more remarks/recommendations about this applicant.