USD Member Questions

To help you prepare for the USD Member Questions, we've provided the essay prompts for you below. 

Please note:

  • First-Year applicants are required to answer TWO of the prompts.
  • Transfer applicants are required to answer ONE of the prompts in addition to the transfer prompt.
  • For all applicants, short answer responses must be between 50-250 words.
  • Essay Prompt #1
  • Essay Prompt #2
  • Essay Prompt #3
  • Essay Prompt #4
  • Transfer Prompt