The last section in the caltech supplement to the common app asks a series of short answer and essay questions the prompts are as follows: please list three books, along with their authors, that have been particularly meaningful to you. The most detailed book i know for preparation to essay writing if you are serious and patient about getting high score on the essay this is the right book to use barron's how to prepare for the toefl. The present guide to the microfiche edition, with its ample introductory essay, thus brings to fruition a project that has grown in scope over the course of several years i owe special thanks to edward baum of the caltech development office, who assisted the archives and mrs smith in setting up the throop project. Here are the toefl requirements for caltech, updated october 31, 2015 undergraduate students the minimum toefl score accepted is 110 this is not printed.
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Essays perhaps even more impressive is the integration of the book and the consistency of the general viewpoint set forth by the many different authors. Pick three books, and explain their influence on you (200 characters max for each) members of the caltech community live, learn, and work within an honor system with one simple guideline 'no member shall take unfair advantage of any other member of the caltech community. For each book, please include a sentence explaining their influence upon you (200 characters max) please note that your response is not limited to math, science or school-assigned texts caltech is known for its peculiar prompt approach that pushes applicants to evaluate and imbue reflection into experiences they recount.
Caltech has an acceptance rate of 8% and is a world-renowned science and engineering institute with one of the nation's lowest student-to-faculty ratios use this guide to help you write the caltech essays and apply with confidence. The great physicist edwin hubble, speaking at caltech's commencement in 1938, said a scientist has a healthy skepticism, suspended judgement, and disciplined imagination—not only about. You'll have more opportunity/words to express your general interest and pursuit of science in the short answer and essay portion further back in the app as well as an opportunity to write about 3 books that have inspired you.
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