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First Year Programs

Returning FIG Leader Application Questions

Applications for the Returning FIG Leader role are due Monday, January 6, 2020 at 5:00 PM PST.

Essay questions are listed below. We encourage you to compose your responses outside of the application first and then copy & paste into the application text boxes. Your responses are limited to a maximum of 250 words per question, but you do not have to use the entire 250-word count. 

  1. Why do you want to return to the FIG Leader position? What skills do you hope to develop or improve upon as a FIG leader and why?
  2. How will you change your approach to teaching? Please provide an example of why you are considering this change. 
  3. What do you consider to be your biggest success as a FIG Leader? How would you mentor new FIG Leaders to experience similar successes? 
  4. List three (3) things you learned in the spring training class and how you utilized each as a FIG Leader in the fall. 


Please note that by submitting your application, you are giving FYP staff permission to access to your academic records to verify that you are in good academic standing. FYP will also verify that you are in good disciplinary standing with the office of Community Standards and Student Conduct. Please note that a low GPA or disciplinary record does not automatically disqualify applicants from the position.

The application for the FIG Leader role closed on Monday, January 6th at 5:00 PM PST.