Grinnell College Posts its 2012-2013 Essay Question

We have already updated many Common App colleges for this season. Many questions have changed or been added. Among those schools that have not changed their questions, many have changed some deadlines. We've updated everything for you.

Some recently updated colleges that altered their essay questions include University of San Diego, Occidental College, and one of our favorites, Grinnell College, which switched its question, "What was the most memorable advice, good or bad, you have ever received? Did you follow it? What happened?" for a trendy question focusing on diversity: "One of the fascinating qualities of Grinnell College is the diversity of its student body. Grinnell students come from around the world and from innumerable socioeconomic, religious, and cultural backgrounds. What place, people, or culture would you like to get to know better and why?"

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