RamChat: What should I know about the admissions application essay?

All freshman applicants to CSU must complete an essay, or personal statement, as part of their application.

As you think about how to create a strong essay, there are a few things to keep in mind. Admissions Counselor Joseph shares which essay topics are available to you, and offers a few pro-tips to help make your essay strong.

Want more essay tips? Read this How to Conquer Your Admissions Essay blog.

Jill Baylis

Jill is part of the communications team in CSU's Office of Admissions. She specializes in all things student life and enjoys helping future Rams connect to their interests. As a first-generation college student, she works hard to simplify the college admissions process at CSU. In her free time you can usually find her at a local concert or rolling through town on her single speed.