PEG Essay Questions

  • Why would the Program for the Exceptionally Gifted at Mary Baldwin University be an appropriate educational opportunity for you? Include a description of your educational interests and objectives. Your answer should be at least 250 words in length.
  • Describe a recent experience which forced you to consider two or more equally compelling ideas or points of view. What issue were you confronting? What did you learn from you internal struggle? (Do not use your decision to apply to PEG as your basis for responding.) Your answer should be at least 250 words in length.
  • In the boxes below, answer TWO of the following four questions.

    1. If you were going to make a presentation on someone well-known in a particular field, but not to the public, who would it be and why do you think that person is significant?

    2. Select a personal accomplishment, other than grades, you have achieved in school or in a community organization. Describe that accomplishment, the actions you took to achieve it, and why you think the accomplishment is important.

    3. Describe a preferred area of study and how you would be interested in pursuing it.

    4. Ask and answer a question that you wish we had asked.

    Be sure to include number of the question you are answering. Your answer should be least 250 words in length.