Who or what influenced you to apply to Syracuse University?


We would like to know more about your interest in NYU. We are particularly interested in knowing what motivated you to apply to NYU and more specifically, why you have applied or expressed interest in a particular campus, school, college, program, and/or area of study? If you have applied to more than one, please tell us why you are interested in each of the campuses, schools, colleges, or programs to which you have applied. You may be focused or undecided, or simply open to the options within NYU’s global network; regardless, we want to understand – Why NYU? (400 word maximum)


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Who or what influenced you to apply to Syracuse University? (Maximum: 250 words)

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Who is the person you dream of becoming and how do you believe Syracuse University can help you achieve this? (Maximum: 250 words)



Topic 1.

Please respond to one of the prompts below. (250 word limit)

1. USC believes that one learns best when interacting with people of different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Tell us about a time you were exposed to a new idea or when your beliefs were challenged by another point of view.

2. Describe something outside of your intended academic focus about which you are interested in learning.

3. What is something about yourself that is essential to understanding you?

Topic 2.

Describe how you plan to pursue your academic interests at USC. Please feel free to address your first- and second-choice major selections. (250 word limit)