The essay should be judged on mechanics, style, and content. Your rating for this category should reflect the writer’s ability to organize his/her thoughts in relation to the topic answered. Short answer responses from elsewhere in the application may also be considered in this rating.
1、Short. No effort, Inarticulate, Poor grammar
2、Superficial. Token effort. May be grammatically sound, but has no substance. No insight into the writer.
3、Typical essay. Effort and sincerity evident. No masterpiece, but obvious thought put into essay. While it may not be unique or special, writer comes across as interesting.
4、Very-well written. Flows. Person may write about the typical topics but does it better than most. Does something a little different or creative and does it well. Insightful. Essay enables you to get to know the applicant better.