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Demystifying the Common App's Additional Information Section

An overview of how students can successfully approach the Additional Information section of the Common Application for colleges. Read More

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How Many College Applications Should I Submit?

Learn all about the risks of overdoing it when it comes to college applications. Read More

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Interview with an Admissions Officer: The Common App and Activities List

​While it’s tempting to think of the Activities List and Common App as simply forms to fill out, they actually provide the foundation of a student’s narrative. In short, they are very important, and it’s helpful to understand exactly how they’ll be used in the admissions process. Read more

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Personal Statement Essay Prompts

The Common Application provides five prompts for your personal essay. Here are tips to get started. Read more

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Common App Supplement Questions

And how you can best answer them. Read more

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Basic Guide to the Common App

Let’s get started filling out the basic information on your Common Application.  Read more

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What Is the New Common Application

The common app is changing! Find out everything you need to know here. Read more

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