**If you experience technical difficulties when uploading your Honors essay to the University of Utah student application or have previously applied to the U for general admission and did not upload an Honors essay, please attach your essays in one single or to [email protected]
**THIS IS NOT THE ESSAY PROMPT FOR INCOMING STUDENTS APPLYING TO THE Uof U.
After problems have been identified, students work together to put their solutions and ideas into action in the community.
(In 500 words) Please describe your idea for a Praxis Lab.
Applicants must indicate their intent to apply to UHP on the Common Application and answer the related essay questions in 250 words or less. Why do you want to make this program a priority for your undergraduate experience?
The Honors College seeks intellectually curious students who are concerned with the world around them.INCOMING STUDENTS WILL USE THE COMMON APP ESSAY PROMPTS LISTED WITHIN COMMON APP.The Honors College at the University of Utah offers the nation’s only Praxis Labs.Each application is reviewed by Honors College readers who carefully evaluate applicant’s rigor of coursework, grades, test scores, essays, extracurricular activities, demonstration of intellectual curiosity, and overall fit with Honors mission and goals.Readers consider quality of engagement over sheer quantity, applicant’s self-awareness and reflection on extracurricular involvement, and an application’s authenticity.Those applying to the U can track their application online to see if all the portions have been received. First-time Freshman applicants who apply by the November 1, 2019 priority date for Summer or Fall 2020 will be mailed a University of Utah general admissions decision in mid-January .Accepted, wait-listed and not-accepted students who meet this priority date will find an Honors acceptance emailed mid-January in coordination with the general admissions decisions.Honors College Praxis Labs gather students from different majors to collaborate on innovative project-based solutions to big societal challenges.Students in these classes analyze a topic through in-depth classroom and field research such as lectures, panels, one-on-one interviews, readings and off-campus trips.The University Honors Program (UHP) is a community of scholars who are intellectually engaged with each other and faculty members.Honors students complete seminar sequences and interdisciplinary courses throughout their academic careers.