Villanova 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 Villanova writing supplemental essays for 2019-2020:

Please select and respond to ONE of the following questions in an essay of at least one typewritten page (double spaced). This essay should be distinct and different from the essay submitted through the Common Application.

1. In the spirit of Saint Augustine, we believe that everyone in the Villanova community learns from each other. What is a lesson that you have learned in your life so far that you will share with others?

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2. You may live in one of the busiest cities in all the world or come from a small town with just one traffic light. The place that you call home has probably shaped who you are in some way. Tell us about where you are from and what, from there, you will bring to Villanova.

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3. Please describe a choice for change that you have made in your life that has greatly affected your life or the lives of others.