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Quiz: Are these college application essay questions real or fake?

Dave_BerryDave_Berry CC Admissions Expert 492 replies2917 threads CC Admissions Expert
"The college application essay is something that most high school seniors dread. A lot is riding on it – a good one will make your application go to the top of the recruitment pile, a bad one will lump you in the with the hundreds or even thousands others who did not make it. Whether you get into your dream school or not depends on this.

The purpose of this essay is to show the person you are behind the grades and standardised test scores. It’s to sell who you are and the potential you have to admission officers.

It’s serious, yes, but some universities like to have some fun too.

But how wacky is too wacky? Can you tell which of the following are real college essay prompts and which are just pure hogwash?" ...

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