Stanford University: Write a note to your future roommate that reveals something about you or that will help your roommate — and us — know you better.
Carleton College: Have you ever tossed around a Frisbee___, a hot potato___, an idea___?
Connecticut College: Tell us about your favorite place and why it holds special meaning for you. It can be close to home or on another continent, your kitchen or a mountaintop.
Pomona College: You are walking down the street when something catches your eye. You stop and stare for a long while, amazed and fascinated. What are you looking at?