Thursday, February 23, 2012

College Essay Brainstorming Exercise

Here are a list of 8 questions we encourage our rising seniors to answer to help them brainstorm for a college essay topic.

1. What are the five most important events in the story of your life?

2.What five things in your room (or car) are most meaningful to you?

3.What five character traits/qualities would your family or friends use to describe you?

4.If you had to give a "senior speech", what five topics would you feel most confident talking about?

5.Who are the five people that you most admire?

6.What are your five most favorite books or movies?

7.What are your five most favorite memories?

8.What five people have influenced you the most?