University of Iowa

To give you some sample ideas to consider as you are choosing your topic for Honors 2015 Scholarship Essay 

First, the prompt...

Identify something in your daily life – a process, product or ideology – that doesn’t work in the way you think it could or should. 

What isn’t working and how are you impacted by it? How would you improve it?  Why is your version better?

Not sure what we mean by “a process, product or ideology?” Click on the linked descriptions below for insight into the kind of problems (and solutions) you might consider for your essay. 

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