Please attach the following items in a single PDF with your full name at the top of the document and in the file name:
a. Provide a list of the books you have read in the last year. Place an asterisk next to the books you were asked to read for school.
b. Tell us about a book that has had a profound influence on you. Explain why. (150 words)
c. Tell us about a work of art, or a second book, that has had a profound influence on you. (150 words)
d. Provide a list of your activities outside of school and schoolwork. For each activity include a very brief description and an estimate of time spent. While we are interested in hearing about short-term activities that have impacted or inspired your thinking, we also want to know about activities that have occupied your time (e.g. employment, family obligations).
e. Is there anything else you would like the Applications Committee to consider alongside the rest of your application?
f. Provide a copy of your high school transcript(s), covering grades 9-12. If you have completed any college-level courses, please include these transcripts as well. Scanned, unofficial versions are acceptable. Should you be invited to complete the second round of the application process, you will be asked to submit official transcripts.
If applicable, also provide:
g. A list of all disciplinary violations resulting in disciplinary action that were received at an educational institution. Please feel free to elaborate or explain.
h. A list of all criminal convictions, with the exception of those that have been expunged, sealed annulled, pardoned, destroyed, erased, impounded, or otherwise ordered by a court to be kept confidential. Please feel free to elaborate or explain.
i. If you have attended any previous institutions of higher education, a list of those that would not allow you to apply to return as a student after attending Deep Springs and an explanation for why you would be unable to apply.