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The Common Application announces 2017-2018 essay prompts

February 13, 2017, Posted In Common Application
Marc

Below, please find the 2017-2018 Common Application essay prompts. This year, small changes were made to questions 2, 3 and 5. Questions 1 and 4 saw no change, while questions 6 and 7 are entirely new. The word limit will remain at 650 again this year. 1. Some students have a background, identity, interest, or … Continue reading The Common Application announces 2017-2018 essay prompts

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The Common Application essay prompts 2016-2017

February 4, 2016, Posted In Common Application
Aidan

The Common App has released its 2016-2017 personal statement essay prompts – and yes, they may look familiar. Based on feedback and review from school counselors, parents and admissions officers, The Common App has decided to stick with the same five questions from last year: Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that … Continue reading The Common Application essay prompts 2016-2017

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How to prepare for Common Application essay #2

October 23, 2015, Posted In Common Application
Aidan

In the weeks leading up to early decision application deadlines, we’ll examine a few of the Common Application essay prompts that your child will be asked to respond to. Each of the questions presents its own set of challenges and opportunities for students to convey a unique and compelling voice. Question #2: The lessons we … Continue reading How to prepare for Common Application essay #2

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How to prepare for Common Application essay #1

October 18, 2015, Posted In Common Application
Aidan

In the weeks leading up to early decision application deadlines, we’ll examine a few of the Common Application essay prompts that your child will be asked to respond to. Each of the questions presents its own set of challenges and opportunities for students to convey a unique and compelling voice. Question #1: Some students have … Continue reading How to prepare for Common Application essay #1

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