Honors Program Admission Requirements

The Molloy College Honors Program uses a holistic admissions process. We weigh all the elements of your application, including G.P.A., service and test scores. The most important component of the process is your essay and personal interview. For more information on the Honors application and essay requirements (below), please go to the honors website.

Essay requirement

Essay topics/pick one

A 500-word essay directed to Professor Daniel McGann, Honors Program Director addressing one of the topics below: The essay should be sent to Honors@molloy.edu prior to your scheduled interview.

When submitting your essay online as part of the Honors Application, please proof your essay in a separate word-processing program before you are ready to upload it. This is a great opportunity for you to introduce yourself to us and demonstrate what qualities you would contribute to the Honors Program.

  • Community service and/or civic engagement can be a valuable and rewarding part of one's undergraduate experience. If you were to devote a year of service to a specific project, what would it be and what would you hope to achieve?
  • Why do you want to be a part of the Molloy College Honors Program? What difference(s) do you feel this interdisciplinary program will have on your undergraduate experience as well as your major?