Rice Admissions Essays

Top 2 Successful Rice Essays

These college essays are from students who got accepted at Rice University. Use them to get inspiration for your own essays and knock the socks off those admissions officers!


"We are going to visit Rice today" My mom leaned back in her front row seat and said to me.

 My brain went into a frenzy.

All other questions flooding my thoughts dissipated, however, when my eyes lay on Rice's beautiful Byzantine styled buildings with its magnificent archways...

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"Yes!" I stared excitedly at the "program completed" text shown on the Statistical Analysis Software. Graphs and data charts showing various statistical relationships between different biomarkers and cognitive functions are strewn across the screen in victory. Exhilaration rushed...

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Essays That Worked

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Rice University Facts

William Marsh Rice University, commonly referred to as Rice University or Rice, is a private research university located on a 295-acre (1.19 km2) campus in Houston, Texas, United States. The university is situated near the Houston Museum District and adjacent to the Texas Medical Center.

Opened in 19...

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