In a way, a good college essay is much like a 30-second Super Bowl television ad. You have a very valuable, limited space to pitch your product to an audience who’s jaded by all of the other really great ads.
“For example, discussing would not be a good college essay. Writing about something that does not reflect favorably on the applicant like stealing, cheating, and bad behavior, even if you are sorry, cannot work in your favor.
How To Write A Good College Essay
tl;dr -> You do not need to look for dramatic moments in your life to make a good college essay. You don't need to make some sweeping, deeply philosophical metaphor of life to impress the admissions committee. You need a good story.