While the writing supplement is optional for admission consideration, it is required for merit scholarship. Early Decision candidates are strongly encouraged to complete the writing supplement. Please indicate whether you intend to complete a writing supplement. If you will not be completing the writing question, please select No here and submit this form as-is. The writing supplement essay question is: Why have you chosen to apply to Dickinson?

Why have you chosen to apply to Dickinson?

If you elect to submit the writing supplement, please write as much or as little as you feel is necessary to fully answer the question. There is no recommended minimum or maximum word count (the technical limit of 800 words is simply meant to provide more than enough space)