Yeshiva University (NY)

Yeshiva University (NY)

Common Application

    Regular Decision: Oct. 15/Dec. 15/Feb.15

2012 Essay Questions:

Supplemental Essay Questions: 

l  Program Selection:

If you plan to pursue a career in the health professions, sciences or Jewish education, please list your career goal in the space provided. (Please limit response to 150 characters)

l  Activities and Interests:

1.      List your special skills and talents. (250 characters)

2.      List scholarships, prizes, or awards have you received both in and out of school? (250 characters)

l  Essay:

The essay section is an opportunity to share information about yourself that grades and test scores alone cannot provide. It is also an opportunity to demonstrate how you organize your thoughts and express yourself. The essay should be one typed page. Be sure your name and Social Security number appears on every page you submit. Please choose one of the two topics listed. 

1.      If you were given an hour with the person of your choice (for example, an ancestor, historical figure, or celebrity) who would it be and how would you spend the time?

2.      'In a place where there are no men, strive to be a man. (Avot 2:6)' Describe a situation in which you have felt compelled to speak out or take an unpopular stance. Discuss the internal conflict and values which drove your decision to act. What, if any were the rewards or consequences of your actions?

Documents Required:
  • $75 Application Fee or Waiver
  • Official score reports from the SAT or ACT
  • Official score reports for 2 SAT Subject Tests
  • Secondary School Report
  • Mid-Year School Report
  • 2 Teacher Evaluations
Other Information:
                  Furst Hall, 500 West 185th Street, Suite 101, 
                  New York, NY 10033

Phone:                   212-960-5277
FAX:                       212-960-0086
Application Info:

SAT/TOEFL Code:    2990
ACT Code: