College Application Essay Prompt

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Common College Application Essay Prompts

Most schools follow a much less intriguing path to college application essay prompts, and that’s why you can adapt one basic essay to fit almost any of them. Among the more common prompts used in recent years are these:


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2014-15 College Application Essay Prompts

The one hundred college application essay prompts (below) have been used by various universities in recent years. If you are required to write a "personal statement" for your college application, look through these questions for ideas. While these may not contain the exact question your college asks, many of them can generate ideas for you, especially if your essay is the generic, "Tell us something about yourself that we don¹t already know."