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COMMON appliCatiON SuppleMeNt fOr freSHMaN adMiSSiON

I wish to apply for (choose one):

EarlyDecisionI(deadline:Nov.15) EarlyDecisionII(deadline:Jan.2) RegularDecision(deadline:Jan.2)

For entrance in:

September,2012 January,2012

ClaremontMcKennaCollegeseekstoenrollawell-roundedstudentbodyofleadersbothinandoutoftheclassroom.Tothisend, weoffertheSeaverLeadershipScholarship(fulltuition)ortheMcKennaAchievementAward($10,000peryear)tobegiventoselect applicantswhoshowexceptionalacademic,extracurricular,andleadershipability.FinalistswillbetransportedtocampusattheCollege's expenseinthespringforFinalRoundInterviews.In order to be considered, you must check the merit scholarship box on the front of the Common Application and submit all materials by December 1. Ifyouplantoapplyforfinancialaid,youmustfileaFreeApplicationforFederalStudentAid(FAFSA)andaFinancialAidCSSPROFILE form.CaliforniaresidentsmustalsoapplyforaCalGrant.All forms should be filed by February 1. IfyouareaU.S.citizenorpermanentresidentapplyingforfinancialaid,youmustprovideyourSocialSecurityNumber.Pleaseprovideyour SocialSecurityNumber: Fullname(print): Preferredname: HOMEaddress:

NuMbER AND STREET LAST

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FIRST MIDDLE, JR., ETC.

Male Female

HomePhone:

CITy, STATE, ZIp CoDE, CouNTRy

Listthehighschoolyouarecurrentlyattending:

HIgH SCHooL CITy, STATE DATES

SchoolCodeNumber:

Possiblecollegemajorormajors(or"undecided"): IfrelativeshaveattendedanyofTheClaremontColleges,listname,relationship,college,andyearofgraduation:

WhatinfluencedyouthemostinyourdecisiontoapplytoCMC?

Ifyouhavevisitedourcampus,pleasegivedate(s)anddetails:

Pleasehorizontallylistthecollegesanduniversitiestowhichyouhaveappliedorplantoapply:

analytical essay topic--reQuired

InadditiontothePersonalStatementyouareaskedtowritefortheCommonApplication,youarealsorequiredtowritean nalytical a essayrespondingtothefollowingprompt.YoumaysubmitthisessaywiththissupplementorwiththeCommonApplication.Your CMC application will not be considered complete without this essay. Pleaseenteryouranalyticalessayontheessaypageprovided.Thereisnominimumormaximumlengthrequirement,buttheAdmission Committeeexpectsathoughtfulandanalyticalresponsetothefollowing: Leadership is a constant theme and emphasis at CMC. In fact, one of the ways we describe CMC students is "Leaders in the Making." Choose someone, fictional or nonfictional, historical or contemporary, whom you consider to be a leader. Suppose you are this person's primary advisor. How would you advise this person and why?

Fill-in-the-blank Questions

ClaremontMcKennaCollegeisasstudent-centeredasanycollegecanbe.Studentsareinvolvedineveryaspectofcollegelife:theapplication processisnoexception.TheAdmissionCommitteewantstoknowaboutalotmorethanjustgradesandtestscores,sowehaveenlisted ourstudentstohelpusgainthatinsider'sperspectiveonyou.Thefollowingfill-in-the-blankquestionswereallinspiredbycurrentCMC students.Becreative.Thinkhard.Answerhonestly.And remember, go with your gut--the first thing that comes to mind is always best!

1)IfIcouldtradejobswithanyoneintheworld,thatpersonwouldbe

Submitted by: Max Brennan '12, Denver, CO

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2)OnemoderninventionIwouldremovefromtheworldpermanently,ifIhadto,is

Submitted by: Caroline Nyce '13, Bowie, MD

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3)Thegreatestchallengefacingsocietytodayis

Submitted by Jack Oliphant '13, Cumming, GA

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4)OnequestiontowhichIwishIhadtheansweris

Submitted by: Kelsey Brown, '13, Madison, WI

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5)Thepersonwhomadethegreatestpositiveimpactontheworldinthepast50yearsis

Submitted by: Jacob Kass '12, Bethesda, MD

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