It’s not about your ability to write or something else, it is more about what you choose to start out your project and make it the best for the potential readers.
Traditionally, an essay hook is the first one or two sentences, its preliminary aspect, which will serve to seize a reader’s interest and let him choose whether he or she wishes to read this essay more or not.
There is a great variety of such hooks that are disposed not only in essay writing practice: quotes, rhetorical questions, Freudian slip, cases or interesting facts, simile or metaphor and so on.
you write accordingly to the tutors requirements and generally accepted academic standards. Of course, it is exciting to write your first academic work of a university level, however, it’s not so hard and scary as you think at first sight.