Oklahoma State, Yale, and Others Release 2015-2016 Essay Questions

Oklahoma State, Yale University, Princeton, and others continue to post their essay questions for the 2015-2016 season helping students jump-start the essay-writing process. Summer is definitely the best time to start before the fall frenzyosu gets underway. If you are looking for the most creative essay prompt to get you started, Oklahoma State is sure not to disappoint. Here's a sneak peek at their prompts:

A) “If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging,” a cowboy proverb says. Describe a time you had to “stop digging” in order to solve a problem. How did this help you assess the situation and develop a solution?

B) Imagine you have the chance to spend one hour shadowing a person in your dream job. What would you do to prepare for this experience? What two questions would you ask during your time together?

C) “Leadership is a series of behaviors rather than a role for heroes,” Margaret J. Wheatley said. What behaviors define your leadership style? Describe a time you behaved like a leader. What impact did your actions have on yourself and others?

D) If you had a secret superhero identity, what would it be? Describe a superhero alter-ego of your own creation, including your superpowers and how you got them.

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