I don’t get mad easily, which I think is a good thing because if I was a hot head then I would be getting into a lot of trouble.
What I have noticed is that hot heads always have problems with other people that are hot heads so I’m glad that I am not a hot head.
Essays written for this prompt still need to have substance and tell your reader something about you.
Everyone has their own unique traits that make them who they are.
Below is a discussion of the six essay options from the Common Application.
Also be sure to check out these 5 Application Essay Tips. You aren't just describing something; the best essays will explore the complexity of the issue.Important Note for 2019-20 Applicants: The Common Application essay options have changed twice since this article was written!Nevertheless, the tips and sample essays below will still provide useful guidance and essay samples for the current Common Application, and both the old and new applications include the "topic of your choice" option.It's not specifically about race or ethnicity (although it can be).Ideally, the admissions folks want every student they admit to contribute to the richness and breadth of the campus community. Sometimes you have a story to share that doesn't quite fit into any of the options above.And be careful with essays about the winning touchdown or tie-breaking goal.These sometimes have an off-putting "look how great I am" tone and very little self-evaluation.Everyone is different in many different ways and there is nothing wrong with that.The five personality traits I chose basically describe me in a nutshell and I guarantee that no one will have the same traits with the same reasons.A fourth personality trait that I have is thoughtfulness.I’m always the one who opens the door for everyone and I do a lot of other little things like that.