Admission Essay requirements
Please submit one essay. Remember to keep within the 500word maximum length.
1. Tell a story from your life, describing an experience that either demonstrates your character or helped to shape it.
2. Describe a time when you made a meaningful contribution to others in which the greater good was your focus. Discuss the challenges and rewards
of making your contribution.
3. Has there been a time when you've had a longcherished or accepted belief challenged? How did you respond? How did the challenge affect your
4. What is the hardest part of being a teenager now? What's the best part?
What advice would you give a younger sibling or friend (assuming they would listen to you)?
5. Submit an essay on a topic of your choice.
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What they do
Education - 19,647
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Sales - 18,305
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Entrepreneurship - 17,462
Operations - 16,375
Research - 14,167
Media and Communication - 11,814
What they studied
Business Administration and Management, General - 15,746
Finance, General -9,856
Psychology - 8,632
Political Science and Government - 7,832
Marketing - 7,187
Economics - 6,875
Accounting - 6,605
What they’re skilled at
Microsoft Office - 46,226
Leadership - 40,410
Public Speaking - 39,483
Customer Service - 39,457
Management - 37,230
Research - 32,894
Microsoft Excel - 32,487
Strategic Planning - 30,022
Co-Founder & President at Rocket Camp
EVP, Chief Marketing Officer at BBDO Atlanta
Sr Partner at J. Walter Thompson
Account Executive at Fletcher Mayo & Assoc
Bachelor of Science (BS), Advertising 1979 – 1982
Director of Photography at The Washington Post
Professional Advisory Board at Photo Quest Adventures
Consulting Director of Photography and Multimedia at AARP
Professional Advisory Board Chairperson at Noor Images
BS, Journalism, English, Speech
Chief Marketing Officer at (RED)
Associate Publisher at TRANSWORLD PUBLSIHING
VP-US Advertising Sales, Publishing and Marketing at Microsoft
President, Media Group at Time Inc.
BA, Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1979 – 1983
Senior Project Developer at SolarCity
Project Developer at SolarCity
Managing Director, North America at Upsolar Global
Executive Advisor (Contract) at AES Distributed Energy
General Studies 1986 – 1989
Recommendations to apply
The best education from the best university - that is UF!
UF offers its students so many opportunities for study. It has world-class professors who have created an amazing think tank. Additionally, the diversity of the student body enriches your fund of knowledge and provides rewarding experiences for UF students.
I am proud to be a part of the Gator Nation.
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