SAT Essay Prompts (before March 2016) The following are the SAT essay prompts or questions, ordered according to years, given by the College Board for the different test periods. Go through some of them to see the types of essay prompts you will most likely encounter.
Get help writing your college application essays. Find this year's Common App writing prompts and popular essay questions used by individual colleges. The college essay is your opportunity to show admissions officers who you are apart from your grades and test scores (and to distinguish yourself from the rest of a very talented applicant pool).