It’s a chance to add depth to something that is important to you and tell the admissions committee more about your background or goals. Test scores only tell part of your story, and we want to know more than just how well you work. We want to see how you actually think. Below you’ll find selected examples of essays that “worked,” as nominated by our admissions committee.
The New York Times posts a few essays every year highlighting some of the best money-related college application submissions for one of their contests. Here is the link for this year’s: 5 High Schoolers and Their College Application Essays About W.