Freedom of Expression Essay

366 WordsDec 9, 20142 Pages
TCU is described as a selective university, and our Admission and Scholarship Committees review thousands of applications each year. Essays tell us a great deal about our candidates and allow for expression of writing styles, organizational skills, and imagination. With the freedom to be serious, humorous, or somewhere in between, write an essay of 300-500 words that addresses one of the following topics: A) At TCU, our mission statement is very important to us. "To educate individuals to think and act as ethical leaders and responsible citizens in the global community." This is integrated into all aspects of the TCU experience. If you were to write a mission statement about your life, what would it be and how does this mission direct your life and goals? B) Tell us about one of the most significant people, experiences or circumstances that has shaped your life thus far. How has he, she, or it influenced your character? How might you use what you have learned to achieve your goals? C) Throughout time, individuals deemed by society as "great" often pointed to some failure in their lives as a pivotal moment leading them to their successful path. Tell us about a time in your life in which failure propelled you toward success. D) In her best-selling novel The Secret Life of Bees, TCU alumna Sue Monk Kidd wrote, "The hardest thing on Earth is choosing what matters." What matters to you? Take a blank 8-1/2" x 11" sheet of paper. Do with this page what you wish. Your only limitations are the boundaries of this page. Consider this an opportunity to further express yourself. What can you tell us that we do not already know? You may either upload your document in the space below or mail it to the address below. You don't have to submit anything, but we hope you will use your imagination. In lieu of a written submission, you may send us your Freedom of Expression by

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