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Covid-19 Has Infected the Common App!

Posted on Jun 2, 2020 12:22:57 PM

This year’s Common App will include a Covid-19-specific writing prompt for students who would like to share with colleges how the pandemic has impacted their lives, personally and/or educationally. The goal is to reduce anxiety for applicants affected by these extraordinary circumstances and provide them with a way to share their experience with colleges. Responding to this prompt is optional – truly optional – not “optional” the way some colleges’ supplemental essay questions are optional, but to which you should nonetheless respond. One thing’s for sure: you don’t want to write a response that doesn’t stand out, that sounds like everyone else’s response, or lacks sensitivity. We’ll explain. But first, let’s look at the wording of the optional prompt:

Topics: Common Application, College Counseling, Common App, Personal Statement

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Topics: Common Application, College Counseling, Common App, Personal Statement

How to Effectively Complete the Activities Section of College Applications

Posted on Nov 15, 2018 8:21:49 AM

Good grades and high standardized test scores help get your application into the room where the admissions committee will make its final decision – and for many years they’ve been the top two criteria for evaluating applicants. As we pointed out in a blog we published in January 2013,

Topics: Common Application, College Application, Coalition App, Common App

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Topics: Common Application, College Application, Coalition App, Common App

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Topics: College Application, Coalition App, College Counseling, College Planning, Application Essays, Common App, Universal App

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