Anonymous said: Are the essay prompts changing for the new freshman application? If they are, do we know in advance to begin writing our essays?
Yes, the essay prompts are changing (have changed, rather; the new ones are now online).
Follow the above link for more info, but if you just want the prompts, here they are:
Please select one of the essay prompts below and provide your response:
Share a meaningful experience and how this has helped shape you in your preparation for college – this could be related to your passions, commitments, leadership experience, family, or cultural background.
Describe any activities you have been involved in related to diversity or multiculturalism and explain how you will actively contribute to a diverse campus community at Western.
Admissions essay – topic of your choice. If you have written another essay that captures what you want the Admissions Committee to know about you, feel free to share it here.