If you choose to submit your sat or act scores, uchicago does not require the optional essay portion of the sat or act. If submitted, the essay score will not be an essential part of the application review.
There is no mandatory uchicago essay length, but we recommend you to opt for 550 to 700 words. This volume will allow you to express all your thoughts and cover the topic youve chosen.
More specifically, this means 500-650 words for your extended essay. As for the why uchicago and the optional essay, an admissions counselor suggests about 500 words. For any essay, it is okay to go above the word limit, but they do say, please be kind to your poor admissions counselor, who reads 1,000 applications per admissions season, and stick to our suggested limits.
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usually, there is a word limit on these kinds of essays, but if not, aim for something in the range of 300500 words. Anything under is a little short, anything over can sound long-winded or redundant.
While we wont as a rule stop reading after 650 words, we cannot promise that an overly wordy essay will hold our attention for as long as youd hoped it would. For the why uchicago and favorites essays, we suggest about 250 words.
Is 1200 words too long for uchicago extended essay? What about 800 words for why uchicago essay? Has anyone successfully been accepted with essays of this length? 10 comments.
It is probably intentional on the part of uchicago as they strive to be so different from any other application process, but does anyone have any experience with this or any idea as to what is expected? February 2008 edited february 2008.