Does UT Austin require an essay?
All freshman applicants must submit a required essay: Topic A in ApplyTexas, or the UT Austin Required Essay in the Coalition application. Please keep your essay between 500700 words (typically two to three paragraphs).
Does UT Austin have supplemental essays?
Yes. You can submit more than 700 words for Essay A and more than 300 for each Short Answer. The UT-Austin Short Answers and Texas A&M Engineering Supplement allow 40 lines of 120 characters each, so that translates to around 400-420 word maximums.
What is the word limit for Apply Texas essays?
If you are submitting your essay online, it must be no longer than 120 eighty-character lines of text (including spaces and blank lines).
What does Texas stand for?
TEXASAcronymDefinitionTEXASToward EXcellence, Access and Success (state grant program)TEXASTactical Exchange Automated SystemTEXASTactical Exchange Automation System
Is ApplyTexas or coalition better?
The Coalition isn’t perfect, but anything is better than that clunky ApplyTexas. Good point. Of course the opposite is true as well. The Coalition can be used at many OOS schools, so if you may save yourself some time by using the Coalition if you’re applying to one of those.
Does UT Austin use the common app?
Does The University of Texas at Austin use the common app? We do not accept the common app. We currently accept the ApplyTexas application and the Coalition for College application. Visit https://admissions.utexas.edu/apply/freshman-admission.
What are the coalition essay prompts?
Coalition Application Essay PromptsTell a story from your life, describing an experience that either demonstrates your character or helped to shape it.Describe a time when you made a meaningful contribution to others in which the greater good was your focus. Has there been a time when you’ve had a long-cherished or accepted belief challenged?