Learning to write an essay is a skill you will use throughout your life. The simple organization of ideas you use when writing an essay will help you write business letters, company memos, and marketing materials for your clubs and organizations. Anything you write will benefit from the simple parts of an essay:
Your best essays will be about the things that light your fire. What do you feel passionate about? What topics do you find yourself arguing for or against? Choose the side of the topic you are "for" rather than "against," and your essay will be stronger.