Barnard College deadlines and supplementary essay prompts

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


Please respond to each of the following questions. It is crucial that you address all aspects of each question. Please limit your response to a well-developed paragraph. If needed, you may attach separate sheets, clearly identifying your name, high school, and date of birth or Social Security number on each page.

A. How did you first learn about Barnard College and what factors have influenced your decision to apply? Why do you think the College would be a good match for you?

B. Pick one woman in history or fiction to converse with for an hour and explain your choice. What would you talk about?

C. Alumna and writer Anna Quindlen says that she “majored in unafraid” at Barnard. Tell us about a time when you majored in unafraid.