Wake Forest University application deadlines and supplementary essay prompts

Fall 2015

First Year

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

List five books you have read (with authors) that piqued your interest. Discuss an idea from one of these works that influenced you. 

(100-300 words)

What outrages you? Why?

(75-150 words)

Give us your top ten list.

Our incoming freshman class is reading the book “Choosing Civility” by P. M. Forni. What do you see as the biggest threat to civility?

(75-150 words)

Some say that social media is superficial, with no room for expressing deep or complex ideas. We challenge you to defy these skeptics by describing yourself as fully and accurately as possible in the 140-character limit of a tweet.

Describe an academic or intellectual project, experience or pursuit of which you are particularly proud.

(75-150 words)