College Entrance Essay Questions

  • Popular Application Essay Topics | Apply | The Princeton Review

    Get help writing your college application essays. Find this year's Common App writing prompts and popular essay questions used by individual colleges. The college essay is your opportunity to show admissions officers who you are apart from your grades and test scores (and to distinguish yourself from the rest of a very 
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  • The Common Application Announces 2017-2018 Essay Prompts

    Feb 6, 2017 We are pleased to share the 2017-2018 Common Application essay prompts with you. The changes you see below reflect the feedback of 108 Common App member colleges and more than 5,000 other Common App constituents, as well as consultation with our advisory committees and Board of Directors.
    http://www.commonapp.org/whats-appening/application-upda...

  • 2018-2019 Common Application Essay Prompts | The Common

    Jan 12, 2018 "Through the Common App essay prompts, we want to give all applicants - regardless of background or access to counseling - the opportunity to share their voice with colleges. Every applicant has a unique story. The essay helps bring that story to life," said Meredith Lombardi, Associate Director, Outreach 
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  • 15 Crazy College Application Essay Questions - Fastweb

    Feb 10, 2014 College application essays don't have to be a drag - and these schools prove it. They've created some of the most outlandish, thought-provoking and original essay questions out there. Here are the 15 schools that think outside the box, when it comes to admissions essay, with some examples of our 
    https://www.fastweb.com/college-search/articles/the-15-c...

  • 1,000+ College Essay Prompts for 2017-2018 and How-To Guides

    At CollegeVine, our goal is to make the college application process a little less stressful, so we've compiled the latest essay prompts for the top 100 schools in one easy, searchable database. How to Use the Database: Just search your desired school name or part of a prompt below, and find all the prompts for that college.
    https://www.collegevine.com/college-essay-prompts

  • Common App College Essay Prompts and Questions for 2018-19

    Need help with the 2018-19 Common App Essay prompts and questions? College Essay Advisors' founder Stacey Brook breaks down all you need to know about this year's prompts.
    https://www.collegeessayadvisors.com/portfolio-items/201...

  • Essay Topics | Yale College Undergraduate Admissions

    All applicants to Yale are asked to respond to a few Yale-specific short answer questions. Those applying with the Coalition Application are asked to upload a digital file of their creation along with a short reflection. Those applying with the Common Application are asked to respond to two short essay prompts.
    https://admissions.yale.edu/essay-topics

  • 35 College Essay Prompts and Topics - Sign Up Genius

    The college application process can be stressful and sometimes overwhelming. A great way to stand out from the crowd and boost an application for a “reach” school is with a strong essay. We've put together a list of common prompts and advice for how to answer them. Describe a facet of your identity, background or story 
    http://www.signupgenius.com/college/essay-prompts-topics...

  • 3 Ways to Approach Common College Essay Questions - BigFuture

    Three types of questions. The question you see in the essay section of your college application will most likely be one of three types. Here are a few sample questions and suggestions for answering each type.
    https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-in/essays/3-ways-...