UT Essay Prompts for Students Entering College in the Fall of 2022

There are 4 Required Short Answers (250-300 words each):

1.     Why are you interested in the major you indicated as your first-choice major?

2.     Describe how your experiences, perspectives, talents, and/or your involvement in leadership activities (at your school, job, community, or within your family) will help you to make an impact both in and out of the classroom while enrolled at UT.

3.     The core purpose of The University of Texas at Austin is, “To Transform Lives for the Benefit of Society.” Please share how you believe your experience at UT-Austin will prepare you to “Change the World” after you graduate.

4.     Please share background on events or special circumstances that you feel may have impacted your high school academic performance, including the possible effects of COVID-19.

Students in North Texas (McKinney, Dallas, Richardson, Plano, Frisco, Allen, Carrollton) who’d like help brainstorming and writing the UT essays can contact successcollegecounseling@gmail.com for a free consultation.