Write a 1-page (approximately 350 words)


Prompt: Capella University’s doctoral programs are designed to help students develop the skills needed to grow as professionals. What are some skills you want to develop in your doctoral program at Capella? What will these skills allow you to do, and how will they help you grow as a professional?

Write a 1-page (approximately 350 words), double-spaced personal essay in response to the prompt above.  To present your strongest writing skills, submit an essay which: 

  • Provides a focused and clear central idea which responds to the assignment prompt with developed ideas;  
  • Organizes ideas with paragraphing and transitions;  
  • Uses grammar and mechanics to effectively communicate meaning to readers;
  • Maintains academic integrity by demonstrating your original work. Using outside sources is not required for this essay; if you use them, however, then you must cite any information you paraphrase or quote.