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    Essay Questions

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      Provide a bulleted list of up to 10 co-curricular, school, and community activities you found most valuable over the past four years. Number them clearly from one through ten in order of where you believe your presence made the most difference. Do not use acronyms and place any leadership positions in parentheses with each entry. Please briefly explain how the top four activities highlighted the following skill sets: service to others, verbal/speaking skills, logic/mathematic abilities, artistic/creative talents, athletic/physical abilities, or negotiation/bridge building skills.

      Carefully review the WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY HONORS COLLEGE MISSION STATEMENT. A key component of both the curricular and co-curricular portions of the college involves commitment to leadership and community service. Identify a school or community-based co-curricular activity where your passion led you to take on leadership responsibilities during the past four years. Identify your role, your contributions, and the outcome the experience had for both you and the larger group/community you served. Out of the many Honors College applicants, what makes you the best candidate? Why is the Honors College at West Chester University an ideal fit for your unique leadership qualities? Use this as an opportunity to introduce us to the real you. (up to 300 words, approximately 2000 characters).

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      When faced with a group or organizational task to which you have little initial commitment, how do you motivate yourself to make a meaningful contribution? Illustrate with a specific instance from your own experience (up to 300 words, approximately 2000 characters).

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      West Chester University Honors College Mission Statement

      Modeling a commitment to liberal arts and cross-disciplinary education, the Honors College (HC) celebrates outstanding students and encourages them to strive for a high level of academic excellence. We prepare students to become forces for positive change in the life of the campus and the broader community through scholarship, co-curricular activities, service, teamwork, and leadership. We motivate students to examine and refine character, become active global citizens, and value life-long learning. With the motto, To Be Honorable Is To Serve, Honors is about the business of preparing leaders for the 21st century.