OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Online Personal Statement

As part of the extended admission process, please complete the following form. All fields on this form are required. DO NOT print and mail.  Only electronic submission of this form is accepted.

Information about the Extended Admission process can be found at:http://oregonstate.edu/admissions/extended-admission.

Applicant Information
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In the box provided below, please compose a letter specifically addressing the extraordinary circumstances why you did not meet OSU's admissions requirements and why you believe you should be admitted as an exception to the regular admissions requirements.  Also address what you have done or are doing to mitigate the impact of your extraordinary circumstances, what are your strengths, why you have chosen OSU, your academic and/or career goals, how you feel you have prepared for those goals, and any other information that you feel would help the committee to understand your unique situation and explain your special circumstances.