Washington and Lee University Admissions Essays – College Application Supplement Essays, Prompt, Examples

College Application Essays accepted by Washington and Lee University


Fear
Anonymous

Washington and Lee University

I??m hanging on a half inch thick loop of nylon webbing over a 100 foot cliff, double checking my anchor set up for a climb I??m about to try with a friend. My hands are a little numb and my breath hangs in the air in front of me. Looking out from…


Diversity to me
Gilmore Morfaw Achenjang

Washington and Lee University

In a classroom occupied by thirty students, I am the only one of African descent. In a locker room of varsity basketball athletes, I am the only one under six feet tall, and during a first priority assembly hosted by a peer, I am the only one of…


Podiums
Anonymous

Washington and Lee University

I used to hate podiums so much that whenever I stepped up to one to deliver a speech or present a project, I would clutch the sides and tremble as my nerves reverberated in my stomach.
Now I love them.
After participating in public forum debate for…


Promoting Sustainable Living
Anonymous

Washington and Lee University

I have always heard that it is best to be well-rounded. However, I like to think of myself as pointed. For me, all of my cumulative life experiences are simply the shaft that propels the arrow forward in my desire to build.
I think passion entails…



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