• Reflection
  • I feel like I just can’t imagine anything better than this
    • I want to ask my mentor how they would rate it on a scale of 1 to 10

  • Choose four from the following, maximum 350 words

Writing Prompts

Describe an example of your leadership experience in which you have positively influenced others, helped resolve disputes, or contributed to group efforts over time.

Think about an academic subject that inspires you. Describe how you have furthered this interest inside and/or outside of the classroom.

Every person has a creative side, and it can be expressed in many ways: problem solving, original and innovative thinking, and artistically, to name a few. Describe how you express your creative side.

  • This could also be a shortened version of Essay Scrapbox Proposal

    • It contains the essence of many important points (planned)
    • Expect the original content to be improved through summarization
      • It might be good to collaborate and write together side by side
    • If v2 is good, summarize that
  • Expanding on 2) of the scrapbox essay seems to fit well in terms of word count

  • One more

    • It’s difficult to decide on this one, so let’s prioritize writing the first three and getting them reviewed
    • It doesn’t seem clear what I want to do as my main occupation in the top three
    • Maybe Essay Unprecedented Case
      • Can also talk about the Mito project
    • Influence Received from Essay Community?
      • The Mito project is kind of like half of this, so it should be fine

Undecided Prompts

What have you done to make your school or your community a better place?

  • Essay GKA Community Contribution Proposal
  • Ah, but this seems similar to the direction of the CCC proposal
    • It’s okay if there’s some overlap
    • But if I don’t mention increasing the number of creators, it might just end up being a story about making things
    • Should I mention the purpose or something?
  • Since I briefly mention GKADC in the CCC, this one seems unnecessary

Not Writing Prompts

What would you say is your greatest talent or skill? How have you developed and demonstrated that talent over time?

Describe how you have taken advantage of a significant educational opportunity or worked to overcome an educational barrier you have faced.

  • Hmm, can I consider Mito or Tatsujin as educational opportunities?
  • I don’t remember facing any educational barriers in particular

Describe the most significant challenge you have faced and the steps you have taken to overcome this challenge. How has this challenge affected your academic achievement?

  • Something like what I wrote in Yanai 3?

Beyond what has already been shared in your application, what do you believe makes you stand out as a strong candidate for admissions to the University of California?