In addition to the essay included with the Common Application and as part of Villanova's Member Section of the Common Application, Villanova requires that you submit one Villanova Essay (of 250-1000 words per the Common Application guidelines) from the three choices below. This essay is an important part of your application as it provides us with an opportunity to gain more insights about you.
Please note: the Villanova Essay should have a separate and distinctive response to that of the Common Application Essay.
Villanova Essay Prompts (2019-20)
In the spirit of Saint Augustine, we believe that everyone in the Villanova community learns from each other. What is a lesson that you have learned in your life so far that you will share with others?
You may live in one of the busiest cities in all the world or come from a small town with just one traffic light. The place that you call home has probably shaped who you are in some way. Tell us about where you are from and what, from there, you will bring to Villanova.
Please describe a choice for change that you have made in your life that has greatly affected your life or the lives of others.
Common Application Essay:
Please also submit the essay of your choice from the Common Application.