This student got a perfect SAT score – but only a 4 on the SAT essay. The Dean explains what his next steps should be. https://insights.collegeconfidential.com/are-sat-essay-scores-accurate
How about this article, “Are SAT Essay Scores at all relevant to college admission?”
With the exception of a tiny number of unique schools like West Point, why would anyone take the essay? Maybe an international wanting to prove their English proficiency in an additional way?