Personal Essay

The application requires an essay describing your career aspirations and why you have decided to seek admission to the School of Education at the College of William and Mary.

Your essay should describe your past experiences, both academic and volunteer or work-related, that are relevant to graduate study as well as the professionalism and perspectives that you will bring to your program.

In support of your candidacy, please provide additional information concerning such areas as leadership potential, collaborative skills, and propensity to engage in reflective practice.

If you complete the online application, you can upload your essay and submit electronically.

Essays are typically 2-3 pages.