Sample College Essay Topics
Some typical college application questions:
What work of art, music, science, mathematics, or literature has
surprised or unsettled or challenged you, and in what way?
your favorite word and why?
Reflecting on your family’s
experiences and personal circumstances, what would you tell us that
is not already revealed or explained sufficiently in your
Explain your long-range goals for school, employment,
and life. In your essay, describe what specific skills, personal
values, and cultural values you want to foster in yourself to
achieve these ends.
Tell us about a conversation you had that
changed your perspective or has otherwise been meaningful to you.