Whatever it is that draws you to Cornell, admissions wants you to describe that motivation and then connect it to your aspirations.
This would prepare me to play a more meaningful role in finding its solution. What do you hope to do someday in the future and how would a degree from ILR allow you to work towards those goals?
No matter which you choose, get specific.
Courses such as International Development and Social Inequality would enhance my understanding of the twenty-first century world from a global perspective, and enable me to become a more active citizen in shaping its development in the future.
Are you passionate about studying applied social sciences, in particular, work, employment and social issues and policy?
In the first two questions, Cornell wants to see that you can connect your major with your experiences throughout high school and ideally the rest of your life. In responding to the third question posed by the prompt, try to explain how the opportunities and resources at CALS will enable you to pursue your passion the major which you just finished writing about.