Academic essays are the bread and butter of the work you will do at college. Use them as an opportunity to improve and demonstrate not just your ability to write and argue well, but to think about difficult topics in innovative ways. This is the combination that your professors and teachers are looking for when grading. However in order to showcase your essay writing abilities you need the right topic, a topic which is serious, important and at least somewhat divisive. Don't be afraid to tackle controversial subjects, they can be perfect opportunities to show how well you handle sensitive subjects. Equally it's important to pick a field which has two or more schools of thought since it will allow you pitch your essay as a contribution to the discussion rather than merely reinforcing an already established belief.Some suggestions
To help you get a grasp on the type of topic you should be considering for your essay topics here are a few example titles to consider:
Hopefully some of our suggestions will get you thinking along the right track. The most important thing to remember when choosing an essay topic is to pick something which is relevant to your interests. If you are enthusiastic and passionate about a subject it will be very obvious in your writing, you will find it easier to put in the work that's required to produce an interesting, informative essay. However the best thing about choosing a subject which interests you is that you will enjoy the whole process of researching and writing a lot more.