Bad Essay Topics - 10 Essay Topics to Avoid

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August 1, 2013 - 10:16am

Many college applications, the Common Application included, give you a lot of freedom to choose your topic. This freedom, unfortunately, can lead to confusion and bad decision making. Can you write about sex or drugs? Is it okay to argue for or against abortion? Surely that trip to Central America is a good topic, right? College admissions officers encounter certain bad essay topics over and over again. Granted, a really skillful writer can make pretty much any topic work, but college applicants would be wise to steer clear of these 10 bad essay topics. Also be sure to check out these essay tips for the five new Common Application essay options.Bad Essay Topics - 10 Essay Topics to Avoid originally appeared on About.com College Admissions: U.S. on Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at 14:16:33.Permalink | Comment | Email this


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