What are the most unique college application essay questions? - Quora

So, what should applicants write about? Here, we breakdown the six questions from this year’s Common Application, an online application accepted by more than 450 colleges and universities. (Even colleges that don’t accept the Common App tend to have essay prompts that are the same or similar.)

Not sure how to answer unusual college application essay questions like these?
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College application essays can be nerve-wracking affairs, but some schools (particularly the University of Chicago) try to ease the tension with lighthearted, creative and just plain odd questions. Depending on your personality, though, this sort of essay might make you even more stressed. Try practicing on these past examples, the oddest of the odd college application essay questions.

2017 Honors College Application Essay Question

There are several short-answer essay questions on the College of Arts and Sciences’ undergraduate scholarship application.
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There are many other posts on the blogs here with great advice about writing college application essays, so I won't bother repeating what they've said. You should check out by Petey, by Krystal, and by Chris S, among others. (Note that some of the older posts refer to old essay questions that no longer exist, so while some of the specific content may be outdated, the general advice still applies.)