Essay questions the tufts writing supplement when you visit the common application or the coalition application website to fill out and submit your application to tufts, you'll notice that the application includes a writing supplement the tufts writing supplement consists of three required short response questions we've. Ralph becker, owner and director, ivy college prep llc when submitting an optional video essay to tufts university, st mary's college of maryland, george mason university, or the college of william and mary, first view some recent video submissions the main tip, though, is to be you: be original next. Tufts, which, like the university of chicago, is known for its quirky application, invited the youtube videos along with the required essays, tufts has for years offered applicants an array of optional essays — “are we alone” is one of this year's topics — or a chance to “create something” out of a sheet of. Now, all that has changed, due, mainly, to tufts university youtube tufts has encouraged their applicants to submit, as part of an optional essay question, a short (about one minute in length) video, posted on youtube, to augment their written applications this move has been reported in the national media and is the topic. Video for tufts university supplement, optional essay 2011. Tovia smith: if a picture is worth 1,000 words, then you've got to figure a video would be worth way more than your average college essay rachel: hi, tufts my name is rachel and this is a glimpse into my life smith: tufts university, which is known for its quirky application questions, invited videos this.
Past essays that mattered from the readers students always ask about the essays we get it: between topic selection, length, style, and message, there is a lot to think about to make matters worse, you're probably also wondering what we'll think we realize that the essay process is not an easy process (unless you drop. For the parts that involve optional essays, all applicants will receive the material and will decide whether or not to submit for the parts that involve real-time prompts and videos, tufts will hold a session for 150 applicants during a weekend that is part of the university's efforts to recruit minority students. Tufts, which, like the university of chicago, is known for its quirky applications, invited the youtube videos along with the required essays, tufts has for years offered applicants an array of optional essays — “are we alone” is one of this year's topics — or a chance to “create something” out of a sheet of.
Tufts uses the optional responses to evaluate student creativity and originality ( and also lets prospective students submit video essays) the university of chicago is also famous for its unorthodox questions according to the school's admissions homepage, the admissions essay is an opportunity for. Some colleges that have added an optional video essay to their application include tufts university, st mary's college of maryland, george mason university, and the college of william and mary the idea is to give a chance for applicants to show originality tovia smith of npr says: if a picture is worth.
I've always wondered if anybody has actually done an elle woods –style video essay and it turns out, many people have notably, tufts university started an optional video application in 2010 where over 1000 entries were received that first year according to a story by npr, the video essays could be as. Tufts optional supplement the song used in this video is new shoes by paolo nutini thanks for watching.