Macalester College application deadlines and supplementary essay prompts

Fall 2015

First Year

  • Early Decision - 11/15/2014
  • Early Decision II - 01/01/2015
  • Regular Decision - 01/15/2015

Macalester is a community that includes people from many different backgrounds, some who have lived around the world and others who have lived in one place their entire lives. Please write an essay about how your background, experiences or outlook might add to the Mac community, academically and personally. (250-1000 words)

Additional Essay for International Students (Required): Describe a situation where you had to work or closely associate with someone from a background very different from your own. What challenges did you face and how did you resolve them? (250-1000 words).