What is the Essay for college about?

What is the Essay for college about?
the essay that one needs to write in the application process to get into a college, what is it about? Is there anything i need to do to prepare. please and Thank you

It is your opportunity to stand out. Not only should you prepare for it, you should realize that beyond your GPA and SAT scores it is the single most important part of the application.

The top schools reject five to ten qualified applicants for every one they accept. If you write a killer essay, it could make the difference between getting accepted and getting rejected.

You can do an internet search for “tips for writing college admissions essays” Dozens of sites will pop up that will give you more information.

Good luck