Writing Essay Sample

Independent Prompt Example

Your college administration is considering whether or not there should be a physical education requirement for undergraduates. The administration has asked students for their views on the issue and has announced that its final decision will be based on how such a requirement would affect the overall educational mission of the college. Write a letter to the administration arguing whether or not there should be a physical education requirement for undergraduates at your college.

(Do not concern yourself with letter formatting; simply begin your letter, "Dear Administration.")

In an actual testing situation, your response will be evaluated by how well you formulate an assertion and support it with a coherent and logical argument.