We asked our admissions counselors to help answer your questions about writing samples, letters of recommendation, and extracurricular activities.
Sharing your voice.
The writing portion of you application is an opportunity to show us your authentic self. Assistant Director Logan Jacobs provides three quick tips:
Share specific details.
Write a draft or two.
Ask your friends to read your essay.
Letters of Recommendation
Select a teacher in a core subject who knows you best.
Assistant Director Ebony Potts shares what to consider when you ask a teacher to write your letter of recommendation from a teacher.
Core subject areas can include:
Show us what’s meaningful to you.
We know that your life is busy and your time is valuable. Understanding how you spend your time outside of the classroom helps us understand what’s important to you. Assistant Director Emily O’Brian shares why we’re so excited to hear about your extracurricular activities.
Express interest in programs and scholarships.
Assistant Director Bryan Tyrpin shares how you can be considered for unique opportunities at Carolina.