You’ve heard the saying “a picture is worth a thousand words” - here’s your chance to test this theory. It can be easy to stress over this - after all, you can only use one picture, and have no way to tell admissions officers what it means.
But remember, there is no right or wrong answer and what you choose won’t make or break your entire application.
Or you can write about unique opportunities at Rice that you can’t find anywhere else, such as the Museums and Cultural Heritage program in the School of Humanities, or the Opera program at the Shepherd School of Music.
While 150 words is very little, make sure to assert your interest in the subject into your essay as well.
Rice wants a “diverse, exciting student body, consisting of the best and brightest from across the country and around the globe” - how do you fit this description?
It’s important to portray your excitement at the possibility of attending the school for specific reasons.
lies in conducting appropriate research surrounding the major and college you’ve chosen.
You can write about specific courses that appeal to you within your major, such as the “From Decolonization to Globalization” course in the Classical and European studies program.
Mention any anecdote or example that conveys your passion for the field.
Elaborate on how your experiences and exploration of the topics within the discipline so far make you a strong candidate for the program.