Below are a few short answer questions. In a separate document, please answer the mandatory question and one of the optional questions (250 words maximum). Please indicate in your responses which questions you are answering.
Please note: There are no right or wrong answers. Selections will not be made based on your subject matter expertise, but rather which combination of students will lead to the most enriching experience for all involved. Your responses will be used to learn more about you, and your personality, and your interest in the program.
Question 1 (Mandatory): What are you hoping to gain from this experience? How do you hope to apply what you gain to your personal, academic, and/or professional life?
Question 2 (Optional): If you could implement one policy, action, or idea to overcome a divide in this country (racial, rural vs. urban, economic, political, etc.), what you implement and why?
Question 3 (Optional): From the Headlines: Below are three recent news headlines. elect one and tell us what you think about the issue being discussed.