Interesting article in Education Week about what admissions officers are looking for: not long resumes of accomplishments, but accomplished people. You can read about the program the author describes here.
If you are afraid of missing out, this article is for you.
This article will answer your question. (WARNING: This article is a scholarly psychological statistical study. You might want to sit down and use a bigger screen.)
Notice how most of these focus on one or two people: http://edition.cnn.com/2015/09/22/sport/gallery/what-a-shot-sports-0922/index.html?sr=cnnitw
A couple of interesting pages recently posted on LitHub: a version of Kafka’s The Metamorphosis retold as a Charlie Brown cartoon and an excerpt from Marlon James’ A Brief History of Seven Killings, which has been short-listed for this year’s Booker Prize. AP Lit students, you were given James’ The Book of Night Women as a choice for summer reading (and therefore independent reading during the year), and this announcement confirms my suspicion that James is a writer of literary merit sufficient for acceptance on the AP English Lit exam.