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 250-650 words per the Common Application guidelines) from the two choices below. This essay is an important part of your application as it provides us with an opportunity to gain more insights into your candidacy. We thought that it would be helpful to provide you with some guidance on writing an effective, thoughtful and well-crafted writing sample.
Villanova Essay Question - Option One:
Saint Augustine said, “Lord, let me know myself, let me know you." Describe a relationship that has helped you to know yourself better.
Villanova Essay Question - Option Two:
If you attended Villanova, how would you make the noun “community” become a verb?
Common Application Essay:
Please also submit the essay of your choice from the Common Application.
Please note: the Villanova Essay should have a separate and distinctive response to that of the Common Application Essay.