Use examples to share how you learn in the face of a challenge, and how you adapt to your environment.
With research, there may be scenarios where your results are wrong, or you’ve made a mistake, and had to do them all over again.
The point of this essay prompt is to show admissions how you handle yourself when you are knocked down. Unlike in high school, you are responsible for your own actions, curriculum, and career.
While there is the support and resources available, you have to learn how to ask for help.
Don’t feel pressured to choose any of the following essay topics that are listed here.
They are simply common topics that applicants write about when it comes to this prompt.
Similarly, don’t feel like you have to shy away from them either.
Don’t let the desire to set yourself apart stop you from choosing a common essay topic. Athletics is a very popular subject to choose for this prompt. There might be new competition, or fall into a slump.
There are a total of seven Common App essay prompts that students can choose from.
For the most part, all the essay prompts are generally quite broad, so most of you will have a few topics that come to mind as you scan through them.