University of San Diego Admissions Essays – College Application Supplement Essays, Prompt, Examples

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Forget-me-not
Anonymous

University of San Diego

Her hands were as tough as leather, but they felt like velvet to me. She smelled unlike most grandmothers, constantly encompassed by a pungent aroma of fresh mimosas and blooming marigolds. I think it was her eyes that captivated me most as a…


Life as a Scribe
Anthony Mells

University of San Diego

As I rushed up to the sliding glass doors that marked the entrance to the Emergency Room, my heart pounded with exhilaration. Patients were sitting in chairs, lying on stretchers, and nervously pacing the floor. With a dry mouth and sweaty palms,…


The Surfer and the Seal
Anonymous

University of San Diego

I stared deep into the dark green eyes of the seal that was lying on my surf board. She looked as if she were trying to tell me something. Her glossy grey coat glowed in the moonlight, and her whiskers twitched in the sea breeze. I could only…


From Tackle Practice to the Barre
Anonymous

University of San Diego

I lead a double life. You don??t often find someone who both dances and plays football. I suppose that makes me a statistical anomaly, because I go to tackle practice at six a.m. and barre class at six p.m. I love dance because it??s art with…



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