• How to Write a College Essay

    Here are some sample college essay topics:
    1.  Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have.
    2. Discuss some issue of personal, local, national, or international concern and its importance.
    3. Indicate a person who has had a significant influence on you, and describe that influence.
    4.  Describe a character in fiction, a historical figure, or a creative work (as in art, music,) and its influence on you, and explain that influence.
    5.  A range of academic interests, personal perspectives, and life experiences
    6. Given your personal background, describe an experience that illustrates what you would bring to the diversity in a college community demonstrating the importance of diversity to you.

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