If you are planning to apply to the schreyer honors college, that separate application features various written components, including 3 essay questions although the application for schreyer is not available until september 1 as well, you can access the essay questions now and begin planning your answers unlike penn state’s general statements, these questions do not have a word count requirement. However, while amherst has only 38 majors, schreyer students can choose from over 160 offered by penn state for students with interests that complement or go beyond a traditional liberal arts education, penn state’s honors college has a clear advantage. The accepted schreyer honors college class of 2019 includes students from 32 states and 12 countries the nationally ranked schreyer honors college announced its acceptances for the class of 2019 on march 11, from a record total 3,721 applications received for the incoming freshman class. I'm currently applying to penn state's schreyer honors college, and part of the application process involves writing three essays the problem is, i'm not exactly sure how long they're supposed to be.
The schreyer honors college class of 2019 was no exception and we look forward to welcoming them to campus in the fall” schreyer honors college was established in 1997 by alumnus and former merrill lynch ceo william schreyer with one of the largest gifts to penn state university. Unlike penn state’s general statements, these questions do not have a word count requirement happy writing this entry was posted in application information , applying to penn state and tagged application , applying , applying to penn state , penn state application , uaoblogs.
Tough question, acaifrosh, but schreyer questions usually are :) just some off-the-cuff ideas for you for this question in general, be clear, make each word intentional and support each contention make it easy for the reviewer to evaluate and read -- if appropriate use thesis statement, topic sentences and conclusion. All first-year students applying to any penn state campus and major (with the exception of students accepted to a few programs, like the accelerated premedical-medical program) can apply for admission to the honors college the application includes essay questions and requires letters of recommendation. Perhaps you will be able to repurpose those ideas in other college/school essays that said, take time to enjoy your accomplishment (and then get back at it) :) one last thing -- whether you are accepted or not to schreyer is not a barometer for your future success.
Essay responses do not have word count or formatting requirements the essay questions are posted here a few months before the penn state and schreyer honors college application is made available on august 1. The shc admissions page made it sound like the essays are tremendously important for your application, but my literature teacher is going to help me write stellar essays sorry for rambling, i just really want to get into schreyer.
Congrats to everyone whose applied i'm curious to see what the consensus is over the difficulty of the essays, especially the second one i.
Only 5 percent of penn state university undergraduates are admitted to schreyer honors college sat scores aren’t considered and interviews are optional, so one of the few ways to make a strong impression other than your transcript is to nail the application essays.
The nationally ranked schreyer honors college announced its acceptances for the class of 2019 on march 11, from a record total 3,721 applications received for the incoming freshman class the accepted schreyer honors college class of 2019 includes students from 32 states and 12 countries. Schreyer honors college (shc) at penn state, ranked among the nation's best honors colleges, is an exclusive community fostering academic global leaders. Schreyer scholars represent the top 5% of students at penn state, and therefore should also be at the top of their respective high school class the schreyer honors college does not set a minimum standardized test score or grade point average for its applicants.