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Lafayette students are highly motivated people who plan to use their education in class and in clubs, with teams and within organizations to pursue great achievements in the world. Engaged academically and socially, they are equipped to make a difference on campus and in the community. If this describes you, we invite you to apply to Lafayette.

In addition to the standard Common Application, you will be asked to respond to the following two questions, found within Lafayette’s Common Application Member Pages:

Why Lafayette? (Required. Length: 20-200 words.)

Lafayette comes alive each day with the energy of students who are deeply engaged in their academic, co-curricular, and extracurricular explorations. We want to know why you would thrive in such an environment.

What do you do? Why do you do it? (Optional, but recommended. Length:20-200 words.)

Choose one activity and add depth and color to our understanding of your involvement.