Article about admission essays in WSJ

Those who have a subscription or access thru their local library may be interested in a recent article College Essay Prompts Get Absurd. ‘So Where Is Waldo, Really?’ - WSJ

The article points out examples of the quirky (some might call it deranged) admission essay questions colleges are asking.

The University of Maryland, College Park, has asked students to detail their favorite thing about…last Tuesday. Chapman University asks applicants to name one dish they would cook for the school’s admission team. Princeton University, meanwhile, has asked “What song represents the soundtrack of your life at this moment?”

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