Choose one of the writing prompts below and write a response. You may use the available time at your discretion to plan, pre-write, and write the essay prior to submitting the final draft. Upon completion of the essay, press the submit button at the top of the page and wait for the verification page to appear.
Planning and writing of the essay must be completed in the 40-minute time frame allowed.
Essays will be evaluated on Focus, Development, Organization, Fluency, and Conventions.
Student placement into a composition course will occur after the writing sample is evaluated (usually within 24-28 hours).