Second most popular was Option #5 (discuss an accomplishment) with 23.7% of applicants.
The Common Application has announced that the 2019-2020 essay prompts will remain the same as the 2018-2019 essay prompts.
Based on extensive counselor feedback, the existing essay prompts provide great flexibility for applicants to tell their unique stories in their own voice.
How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?
This prompt may seem to go against everything that you've learned on your path to college.