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Personal statement

As you complete the application, you will be asked to write a 300-400-word essay in response to the following prompt:

Messiah College is a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences whose mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society. 

a. In light of Messiah College’s mission statement above, why are you interested in attending a faith-based college that affirms and integrates Christian beliefs? and

b. Describe a significant achievement, risk you have taken or ethical dilemma you have faced and how you grew as a result of that experience.

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