UNC Chapel Hill Writing Supplement

Although many schools allow students to apply using the Common App, many colleges also prefer to add additional supplemental essay questions that will give applicants the chance to address prompts tailored toward a specific school. Here are the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill writing supplemental essays for 2019-2020:

Short Answer Questions

In addition to the essay you provided with your Common Application, please choose two of the prompts below and respond to each in 200-250 words. Your essay responses below should be different from your common app essay response.

Please choose your first essay prompt.*

Tell us about a peer who has made a difference in your life.

What do you hope will change about the place where you live?

What is one thing that we don’t know about you that you want for us to know?

What about your background, or what perspective, belief, or experience, will help you contribute to the education of your classmates at UNC?

Please choose your second essay prompt.*

Tell us about a peer who has made a difference in your life.

What do you hope will change about the place where you live?

What is one thing that we don’t know about you that you want for us to know?

What about your background, or what perspective, belief, or experience, will help you contribute to the education of your classmates at UNC?