Application Essay

Essay questions

Successful UW Bothell applicants think carefully about the interconnectedness between children, schools, and society. Demonstrate intellectual curiosity and are committed to the promotion of social justice and inclusion.

Please respond to the following prompts using 500-700 words total:

  • Based on your recent experiences inside and outside of K8 schools, what have you learned about children, learning, and the role you will have as a teacher in a diverse society?
  • Describe yourself as a learner. Give an example of something you pursued that led you to a surprising place.

Essay Resources:

  • Teaching Tolerance (social justice)
  • Rethinking Schools (inclusion)