Study Abroad Application Essay questions
Essays must be at least 200 words (a minimum of 400 characters).
Tell us about yourself! What goals do you have for your future? What passions, special interests, or hobbies do you have?
Please explain why you want to participate in DCPS Study Abroad. You may include what you hope to experience during international travel, what you hope to learn from your time abroad, and how this might factor into your future.
How would you describe your approach to challenges? Give an example of a time when you faced a challenge or obstacle, and describe how you approached that situation.
All DCPS Study Abroad participants must attend pre-departure meetings before travel, participate in reflection and learning activities during travel, and complete a project that will benefit their school/community upon return. What extracurricular school activities, job responsibilities, community involvement, and/or home responsibilities do you currently have that will prepare you for this level of commitment?
All DCPS Study Abroad participants must complete a project that will benefit their school/community upon their return. What are you interested in learning through travel that might benefit others in your school/community? How might you share your study abroad experience with others? Please be as specific as possible.