This quick essay assignment requires no pre-teaching! It's perfect as a diagnostic tool at the beginning of the year to see where you students are regarding their writing abilities.
Assign in 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade to get kids thinking about college early and writing about what it's for.
Edit the prompt to customize the due date, your requirements, or the format you want to see. This prompt is perfect for students to write an essay, a letter to you, or even a blog post!