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Minds Matter

2019-20 Student Application

To ensure that we reach the most dedicated and qualified students, Minds Matter has a detailed application process. Minds Matter is a meritocratic organization that rewards hard work, dedication and achievement. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, physical ability, or national origin.*


*We will not share your immigration status with anyone. 


Please do not ask anyone to help you edit this application. We really want to see your thoughts in your own words. To start which chapter are you applying to?


If you have any questions about the application, please email admin@mindsmatter.org


Basic Information






















Demographic Information



















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Family Information



















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School/Academic Information
















What extracurricular activities (personal, school, athletic, religious, community, etc.) have you participated in during the last two years? What positions (if any) have you held (e.g. editor, president, secretary, captain)? Be sure to only list ONE activity per submission (to add more than one, use the "Add Another Activity" button below). Please include family and community commitments (such as church, volunteering, work, babysitting, etc.)






What awards/honors (if any) have you received in the past three years?  Be sure to only list ONE award per submission (to add more than one, use the "Add Another Award/Honor" button below).


Short Answer Questions NOTE: write your answers in a word document before submitting them here to ensure you don't lose any progress on your responses.

Student Profile Questions
All questions below are required. 





Choose 1 of the 3 topics below to answer (200 words):
Choose ONE of the following four short answer questions to answer (200 words maximum)



Short Response Questions (150 words)
Please answer all the questions below. 150 words maximum per question.






Short Response Questions
Please answer all the following short response questions below.
*NOTE* While each question has a maximum word count, please feel free to write as much as you would like when answering. You do NOT have to write as much as the word count says. 








Please answer the short response questions below (150 words):




Please answer the short response questions below:




Please answer the short response questions below:





















Short Response (150 words)
Note: the first question is mandatory. After that, you can choose 2 out of the 3 short response questions to answer




Essay Questions





Choose 1 of the 4 topics below to answer:
Choose ONE of the questions below to answer:



Long response question (250 words maximum)

Choose 1 of the 3 topics below to answer:
Choose ONE question to answer below:



Choose 1 of the 3 topics below to answer (minimum 200 words, maximum 300):



Choose 1 of the 4 topics below to answer:




Choose 1 of the 4 topics below to answer (500 words):
Choose ONE of the following questions to answer. 




Long Response (250 words)
Note: Please choose one of the two questions below to answer. The word limit is 250 words.


Final Steps
Student Attestations
Student Attestations
Student Attestations
Student Attestations
Time Commitment Agreement
Time Commitment Agreement
Time Commitment Agreement
Time Commitment Agreement


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