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Does ASU require an essay or personal statement for undergraduate admission?

Student1235Student1235 Registered User Posts: 19 New Member
I'm looking to apply to ASU and was just wondering if I needed to write an essay for admission.

Replies to: Does ASU require an essay or personal statement for undergraduate admission?

  • nw2thisnw2this Registered User Posts: 2,598 Senior Member
    Not sure about the University, but Barrett does.
  • GumbymomGumbymom Forum Champion UC Posts: 25,071 Forum Champion
  • nw2thisnw2this Registered User Posts: 2,598 Senior Member

    That page really doesn't say either way. or if it does it is hard to find.
  • STEMFamilySTEMFamily Registered User Posts: 1,327 Senior Member
    @nw2this That page clearly says admission is guaranteed if you have taken the required core classes in HS and meet just ONE of the requirements listed. Nothing more is required for guaranteed admission. And if you meet the requirement based on GPA or class rank, you do not even have to submit test scores for guaranteed admission (although test scores may be required for scholarship consideration). You can request a more holistic review if you do not meet any of the options for guaranteed admission.

    However, as you mentioned, this is for admission to ASU. Barrett does require both an essay and test scores.
  • MrduqueMrduque Registered User Posts: 336 Member
    I thought that ASU was a "exist to get into" college. In any case, if the university webpage doesn't say anything about that and you met the minimum criteria you're fine.
  • LovenetcLovenetc Registered User Posts: 196 Junior Member
    When I applied to Arizona State University, I did not need to write a personal statement.

    However, when I applied to Barrett, a personal statement was required.

    Sometimes, and I may be wrong about for the school part, but for some programs that you can apply to may require a personal statement, or at some schools within ASU.
  • EngPIIEngPII Registered User Posts: 289 Junior Member
    For general admission, no need for an essay.
  • Trouble1Trouble1 Registered User Posts: 12 New Member
    no essay, very easy app!
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