School essays come in various forms and lengths. Their scope also varies, depending on the directives given by your tutor and the much research required for you to make it as conclusive as possible. Whenever you have an essay to write; a research paper, a statistical essay, any kind of essay, you will always need a topic to put your focus on. It may either be provided by your tutor or you may have to derive your own. If the choice is yours, you should try as much as possible to select a topic that interests you and one that is relevant at the same time.