The 'Hamilton'-Inspired Application Question

August 11, 2016

We've seen the Hamilton-inspired introduction of a Hamilton star at a commencement. Now we have an admissions essay question inspired by the Broadway hit.

Wake Forest University has just unveiled one of its new essay questions: "Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway musical Hamilton has become a cultural phenomenon. It weaves together history with rap and hip-hop through the often-overlooked story of Alexander Hamilton. Choose an unsung historical figure who deserves the Hamilton treatment." Whom would you nominate?

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