Your essay should address the major influences on your decision to pursue art, architecture, design, or writing. It should also address how you see yourself contributing to the CCA community, specifically with respect to the college’s values, summarized below.
CCA understands the important role of artists, designers, architects, and writers in solving social, cultural, environmental, and economic problems. The educational experience we provide supports the following values:
- cultivating intellectual curiosity, risk taking, collaboration, innovation, compassion, and integrity
- fostering social justice and community engagement
- promoting diversity on our campuses
- advocating sustainability and environmental responsibility