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New Options for the UVM Supplement Essay

Announcement! The University of Vermont has replaced 4 of  5 essay options for the Choose 1 of 5 UVM supplement essay. You can look at our updated guide here, but if you just want to know what's changed, read on!

  • [ SAME ]  Why UVM?
  • [ NEW ]  Which Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavor (real or imagined) best describes you?
  • [ NEW ] Whether they’re building a robot, a stronger sense of community, or an identity. UVM students are builders. What do you want to build?
  • [ NEW ] UVM learning experiences go far beyond the walls of our classrooms. From student lead organizations, to internships, to study abroad, UVM students are encouraged to learn in any environment. Describe a time when you’ve learned in a non-traditional setting.
  • [ NEW ] Communities are stronger when they incorporate many differing opinions, how do you create meaningful connections or conversations with others who have differing opinions than yours?"

You can review last year's guide here. For more information on updates to essay requirements for other schools, bookmark our 2020-21 updates page.

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