The 2014-2015 Common Application Essay Topics | College Gig
Think of the Common App essay topics as starting points. As Yale Admissions says, "It doesn't matter which topics you choose, as long as they are meaningful to you. Your perspective—the lens through which you view your topic—is far more important than the specific topic itself."
2015-2016 Essay Prompts | Promoting College Access
Acceptance letters aren’t even out yet for most California college bound students, but next year’s application season has unofficially kicked off with the release of the new Common Application Essay Topics. If you are a junior in high school, this is important information for you! Ideally, after you take an SAT and/or ACT this spring, you can spend some of your time this summer to draft your essays for college applications.
Colleges want curious, persistent, articulate, and self-aware students. The Common Application essay topics throw the door wide open for each applicant to show how he or she is that kind of person.