Brainstorm these ideas:
Think of a time when you experienced an obstacle in your life.
Consider yourself as the main character of this experience placed into the plot and setting.
Where were you?
Who else was involved?
Did you overcome the obstacle?
Did the obstacle get the best of you?
What did you learn from the experience?
How did that obstacle or experience impact you?
Is it still playing a part in your life today?
Topic: What defining moment in your life has led you to where you are today?
Create a thesis and focus in 3 paragraphs that responds to this question. Your 3 paragraphs should be as developed and detailed as possible, but as a whole, the mini essay should feel like it is making a point. Whats the point of writing on this topic? What point are you trying to make by creating this essay? The reader should feel this point that you are trying to make by reading the text of your mini essay.
Since this is a mini essay, create the structure of beginning, middle, and end or introduction, one body paragraph, and conclusion.
Entire paper should be formatted in MLA Style. That includes the heading. Times New Roman, 12 point font, and double-space. No research, citations, or work cited page are required for this essay.
Write three paragraphs that equal 1 pages.
Remember to proofread, edit, and check for grammar mistakes.