Your application essay (1 to 3 pages in length) provides you with the opportunity to “personalize” your application. The writing sample you submit will be considered in both the admission and competitive scholarship selection processes. You may upload your essay within your online application, mail your essay with your hard-copy application, or email your essay to the Office of Admission.
- Option 1: Please write about a topic important to you.
- Option 2: “I soon realized that no journey carries one far unless, as it extends into the world around us, it goes an equal distance into the world within.” –LILLIAN SMITH
There is something profoundly intriguing about the telling of a journey – whether it be travel to exotic locales; in-depth personal discovery; a meandering walk through a dense, rich forest; or the realization of lifelong dreams. Tell us about a journey – real, imagined, or metaphorical. Your journey starts here.
Please describe why you are interested in transferring to Truman State University. Feel free to include your area(s) of academic interest, including the reasons for your interest in those majors/programs.