1. Why are you pursuing an MFA? or What do you hope to gain from this course?
2. What are your long term fiction writing goals? Your fiction writing goals for this semester?
3. What are you most proud of accomplishing in the past? Is there anything you have not accomplish that you would like to work on this semester?
4. Have you published fiction? If so, what type? And, how does that work fit into your long term and short term fiction writing goals? Is publishing fiction one of your goals?
5. What are your fiction writing strengths? Weaknesses? Why do you believe these are your strengths and weaknesses?
Just a thought.