Good Essay Topics

Below is a list of general topics worth considering.

  • What are your favorite activities and hobbies? Why?
  • What are your talents/skills? How did you develop them? Who helped you?
  • Who have been the most influential people in your life?
  • What was your most memorable experience? Best? Worst?
  • How have you changed in the past four years?
  • What makes you special/unique?
  • What is something about you that others do not know and would not expect?
  • What have you done during the past four summers?
  • What academic/intellectual interests drive you?
  • What is a strong belief/philosophy you embrace?
  • What is something challenging you've done?
  • What is the most pressing issue our society faces and what can you do about it?
  • When and how have you shown leadership?
  • What are you passionate about?
  • What accomplishment are you most proud of?
  • What makes you you?

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