he majority of colleges will ask for an essay. Some schools ask for essays within the application
process, others may request this as part of their scholarship process, some ask for both.
The reality is that essays will be required. The good news is that essays are usually on general
topics, and the student is given freedom to be creative. For years, high school students have been
writing essays wondering when this would do them some good. Finally, all those writing skills will
have practical usage. Because you will not personally stand before the scholarship or admissions
committee and plead your case, the...