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Students identify Lafayette as an excellent fit for countless reasons. Why Lafayette? (20-200 words)


Students identify Lafayette as an excellent fit for countless reasons. In your response, be deliberate and specific about your motivation for applying to Lafayette(Why Lafayette? (20-200 words) (This is is the prompt). Be as critical as you can. Thank YOU!!!

I find it important for students to feel a sense of belonging, and view college as a second home, yet, at the same time have the ability to get out of your comfort zone and be independent. Lafayette is the epitome of this environment. I believe Lafayette would simultaneously make me feel comfortable while challenging me to get out of my comfort zone. At Lafayette the programs, clubs and traditions create a sense of family and community in which I would thrive in.Lafayette's small student body allows me to build close relationships with fellow classmates and professors thus making it easier for me to be part of the community and get a sense of belonging. Moreover, the study abroad programs to places like Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany will expose me to different and unique cultures expanding my perception. I could see myself attending The Rivalry and fully supporting and cheering on the football team. I see myself as a taking advantage of the student research opportunities through EXCEL Scholars program or conducting my own independent studies as a civil engineer. Lafayette's beautiful campus, facilities and resources can ensure that I will enjoy my experience and graduate as a strong and independent young woman.

Dec 5, 2015   #2
Ornela, as this essay is very critical and specific to what they're looking, which I guess is true to all prompts, I will try

to help out as much as I can.

First, to simplify things, what the panel of admission is the influence, the drive and the dedication you have in
choosing Lafayette.

- I find it importantcrucial for students to feel a sense of belonging,
- and view college as a second home, yet, at the same time
- have the ability to get out of yourthe comfort zone and be independent.
- AtThe Lafayette the programs,
- Lafayette's small( never mention a quantitative value specially if it's small) student
- I could( be optimistic when talking about your future with Lafayette ) see myself
- attending The Rivalry and fully supporting and cheering onfor the football team.
- Lafayette's beautifulconducive campus facilities and resources
- canwill ensure that I will enjoy my experience
- will grant me a degree and beand graduate as a strong and independent young woman.

There you have it Ornela, I hope my remarks helped.


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