This spirit feeds into the energy of the Lafayette rivalry, as well as academic endeavors.
It is important, when approaching this essay, to use evidence and support that is specific to the school.
A selective university, Lehigh accepted 25.5% of applicants in 2016 and ranked #44 in the 2017 edition of Best National Universities.
For NCAA Division 1 Athletics, the Lehigh Mountain Hawks are members of the Patriot League, and the school’s most notable, historic athletic rivalry is with Lafayette College, located less than 20 miles away.
As you work on your Lehigh supplemental essays, remember to consider how they work in tandem with your entire application to reflect your identity.
In particular, make sure your responses compliment your Common Application essay.
Strategies to write the Common App essay can be found in College Vine’s Common App Guide 2017-2018. Don’t be afraid to challenge perceptions and explain your ideas.
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Lehigh’s page of activities, clubs, and organizations is an excellent place to start.
At the same time, we advise you to be as specific as possible; instead of choosing a generic topic like “physics,” be more acute and develop a topic like “how the jaggedness of South Mountain motivated the architecture of Lehigh’s buildings, from a physics standpoint.” Fitting for Lehigh, this essay revolves around the ideas of “family” and “community.” As previously discussed, the university has a very spirited campus community, characterized by individuals passionate about their university.