POMPOUS APPLICATION ESSAY PROMPTS WITH NOTHING TO DO WITH THE QUESTION
by Max Lance, //TheTripe.com

Marie Curie's experimentation with the newly-discovered element Radon led to her death from radiation poisening. Describe an activity of yours that had unexepcted results.

It's believed that Norse and Chinese explorers discovered the Americas hundreds of years before Columbus, but didn't get credit because they never established communities. Tell about a time you volunteered for a new setting without wiping out a race of people.

Although not a major success for the VietCong, the Tet Offensive had a major impact on Americans' perception of the Vietnam War because it was the first time that negative images were broadcast on television. Talk about a time you traveled to a new country.

The Gilded Age of American history brought an unheralded time of riches led by people like Andrew Carnegie who changed the country during the Industrial Age. Ever run a lemonade stand?

I'm better than you. Discuss.

Adolph Hitler and Joseph Stalin were in a position to conquer 95% of Europe between them. Hitler's suspicious nature made him turn against his former ally which – eventually – led to the Battle of Stalingrad and Hitler's downfall. Is there someone you admire in your life?

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