Essay 1: Please elaborate on what a liberal arts education means to you and how it can inform your studio practice or how you see your studio practice being enhanced by study of liberal arts. Explain how the dual-degree BA/BFA program at Eugene Lang and Parsons can help you realize your goals. (Maximum 250 words)
Essay 2: Describe a time when you were in the minority. (Maximum 250 words)
Applicants to the BBA Strategic Design and Management, BS Environmental Studies, and BS Urban Design programs are ineligible for the BA/BFA program.
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