University of Virginia application deadlines and supplementary essay prompts

Early Action - 11/01/2014
Regular Decision - 01/01/2015
        
To what school or program are you applying?
Required of ALL applicants, regardless of school or program. Answer one of the following questions in a half page or roughly 250 words (Please select the prompt you are responding to): Please complete this required question.
1. What's your favorite word and why? 
2. We are a community with quirks, both in language (we’ll welcome you to Grounds, not campus) and in traditions. 
3. Describe one of your quirks and why it is part of who you are. 
4. Student self-governance, which encourages student investment and initiative, is a hallmark of the U.Va. culture. In her fourth year at U.Va., Laura Nelson was inspired to create Flash Seminars, one-time classes which facilitate high-energy discussion about thought-provoking topics outside of traditional coursework. If you created a Flash Seminar, what idea would you explore and why? 
5. While a student at U.Va., Fulbright Scholar Rowan Sprague conducted groundbreaking research aimed at protecting the complex structure of honeybee hives. We know that colonies include bees acting in a diverse range of roles, all equally important to the success of the hive. What role will you play in the U.Va. hive? 
6. To tweet or not to tweet?  Select