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Please respond to ONE of the essay prompts below. Essays should be 400-600 words in length:
"Scholarship" is the first word on Catawba College's seal. First, describe a specific scholarly pursuit that has had a significant impact on your development. Perhaps this was a class, an academic project unrelated to school, significant reading you conducted on your own, or some other academic endeavor. Then, explain why this scholarly pursuit was so formative or had such a great impact on you. Finally, reflect on what "scholarship" means and how you plan to engage in scholarship at Catawba College. "Character," which might be defined as the qualities a person possesses, also appears on the Catawba College seal. For this essay, choose a fictional character from a film or a novel who faces a difficult choice. Briefly describe the situation in which the fictional character finds him - or herself. Then, explain the choice the fictional character makes, whether or not you agree with the choice, and what this choice reveals about his or her "character". Finally, reflect on what "character" means and how your characteristics would be deployed at Catawba College.
Read the essay prompt carefully and respond to the question directly. Your essay will be read by members of the Catawba College faculty. As you write your essay, keep this audience in mind. Reviewers are looking for evidence of originality and clarity of expression. Proofread carefully. Have fun and be creative! We want to get a sense of who you are and this is your opportunity to demonstrate what you will contribute to Catawba College. Click on "Select File" to upload your essay - OR - paste it in the box below: :
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