What types of courses would be taught at this site?
What cultural experiences await students who study there?
Create your own idiom, and tell us its origin—you know, the whole nine yards. —Inspired by April Bell, Class of 2017, and Maya Shaked, Class of 2018 (It takes two to tango.) Essay Option 4. In humans, for instance, the appendix is thought to be a vestigial structure.
Describe something vestigial (real or imagined) and provide an explanation for its existence.
Also, don’t worry about the ‘correct’ way to interpret a question.
Two supplement prompts have been posted, one of which is required and the other optional.
—Inspired by Kendrick Shin, Class of 2019Essay Option 2If there’s a limited amount of matter in the universe, how can Olive Garden (along with other restaurants and their concepts of food infinity) offer truly unlimited soup, salad, and breadsticks?
Explain this using any method of analysis you wish—physics, biology, economics, history, theology…
the options, as you can tell, are endless.—Inspired by Yoonseo Lee, Class of 2023Essay Option 3A hot dog might be a sandwich, and cereal might be a soup, but is a ______ a ______?
—Inspired by Arya Muralidharan, Class of 2021 (and dozens of others who, this year and in past years, have submitted the question “Is a hot dog a sandwich,” to which we reply, “maybe”)Essay Option 5UChicago has international campus centers around the world, but we don’t have any interplanetary, interstellar, or interdimensional campuses… Propose a spot in time or space, in this or any universe, for a new UChicago campus.