2016-2017 Birmingham-Southern College Online Application

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PLEASE NOTE: If you have already filled out and successfully submitted an application for admission to BSC, please do not submit another application. If you need to submit additional information in order to complete your application, you can email it to admiss@bsc.edu or fax it to (205) 226-3074. If you have any questions, please call the Office of Admission at (205) 226-4696.

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Personal Essay

Please upload a personal statement or essay of 250-500 words. This personal essay helps us become acquainted with you as a person and student, apart from courses, grades, test scores, and other objective data. It will also demonstrate your ability to organize your thoughts and express yourself.

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·         Tell us something about yourself that we wouldn’t learn from reading your admissions application.

·         Tell us about a time that you experienced failure. What did you learn from this experience?

·         Reflect on a time when you challenged a belief or idea. What prompted you to act? Would you make the same decision again?

·         Is there a time when you have been an agent of change or challenged the norm? What inspired you to act? If you had it to do it all over again, would you?

·         Tell us about a place, person, event or trip that is particularly meaningful to you.

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Birmingham-Southern College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran in employment or the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school, administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.


Applicants in need of a disability accommodation are encouraged to contact the BSC Section 504 Coordinator/Disability Access and Accommodation, Jason Peevy, Coordinator of Disability Services, Norton Campus Center, Room 240, Telephone No. 205-226-4727 at any time prior to application or after acceptance to the College.

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