Bergstein Essay Questions

Applicants will be judged solely on their response to either of the two essay questions below. There is no correct answer, and the judges (a group of Dan’s friends and classmates) will be looking for the most thoughtful and interesting essay. Please choose only one topic, and try to keep your essay around 750 to 1,200 words. Feel free to draw on your personal experience and on anything you have read in your school work, outside school or in the media.

  1. What silver lining might there be in the current coronavirus pandemic?
  2. You applied to college before the arrival of COVID-19. Has this development changed the way you’ll approach a college education?

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