Essay Questions

Below are the Essay questions on each program application. Students can begin thinking about their responses to essay questions before beginning their application.

CHAMP: Math

CHAMP does not have an essay question, but you will be asked about which math topics you have already studied, and which math books you have used.

ISHALL: English

Why do you think the ISHALL program is a good fit for your learning style, your interests, and/or your academic plans? Please also specify what you hope to gain beyond advanced/accelerated credits. Please write 1-2 developed paragraphs in response to this question.

LEAF: French

In at least 2 paragraphs written in English, please describe why you wish to enroll in the LEAF program and your experiences with the French language (if any).

GUPPY 3-4 and GUPPY 5-6

In at least two paragraphs, please write about the following topics: 
1) Why you would like to participate in the GUPPY program
2) Describe any extracurricular or advanced activities you have participated in and why you enjoyed them

MST@MSU (Grades 7-8)

In at least two paragraphs, please describe the following:
1) Why would you like to participate in MST@MSU?
2) Why do you feel you should be selected for MST@MSU?

MSTL (Grades 9-10)

In at least two paragraphs, please describe the following:
1) Why would you like to participate in MSTL?
2) Why do you feel you should be selected for MSTL?