St. John’ College Admissions Essays – College Application Supplement Essays, Prompt, Examples

College Application Essays accepted by St. John’s College


A Writer on the Prowl
Samantha Ann Manaktola

St. John’ College

I am a ruthless Amazon: five foot eight without my favorite three-inch heels. Silently I stalk my prey, the tip of my tongue poking out of my mouth in the age-old sign of concentration. I know it??s close. Years of practice have taught me to sense…


Tangents and the Intangible
Christopher J. Spradling

St. John’ College

One of the most important events in my life was, oddly enough, a calculus project.
The assignment was to make a short film about trigonometry, which made sense given that our teacher was also president of the Movie Club. We had to make a movie and…


The Nature of Humans
Chesirae Valentine

St. John’ College

I watch people. I don??t mean to say I watch out for them. I do that too, but I always mean what I say. I watch them. It??s always been a game of mine, watching them. When I was a little girl and still eagerly awaited my father??s flights home, I…



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