Has limited variety in sentence structures; sentence structures may be repetitive. There is no one-size-fits-all answer to that question. This result is actually quite predictable.
Includes an effective introduction and conclusion. Several of the largest and most prestigious public university systems—California, Michigan, and Texas, for example, still require the essay, and a number of highly competitive private colleges do the same—for example, Dartmouth, Harvard, Princeton, and Stanford.
We provide these figures with mixed feelings. The University of California system has published the 25th—75th percentile ranges for enrolled students. Should I skip the essay entirely? The essay score is part of the SAT's writing component, which includes three sections; the essay is the only part of the test's writing portion that involves actual composition.