While this option gives students an opportunity to be unique, it also produces pressure to find the “right” topic.
It’s been said before that any topic can work (it’s what you do with it that counts). However, some topics are better than others. The best ones will allow you to reveal your distinct character and personality.
The summer before your senior year is a great time to think about potential topics for your essay. A recent post on The Choice provides some great advice on how to find topics that work for you. Click here to check it out.