Hi guys, I have a problem. I'm a senior in high school and very shortly applying to art schools around the United States. I've spoken with most of the colleges that I want to apply to and pretty much most of them say that I'll be accepted but that if I want to be a potential candidate for full tuition scholarships I need to show more creativity in my works.

How do I go from stuff like these(my own works):


To making things like these:


All of my works are studies and I fail to actually present a view to the world on anything with my art. I've been told I have decent technical skills but I feel like I don't know where to go with what I have.