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The Common Application 2020-2021 essay prompts

July 31, 2020, Posted In Common Application
Amanda

Below, please find the 2020-2021 Common Application essay prompts. They are exactly the same as last year, with the addition of an optional essay related to COVID-19. 1. Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, please share … Continue reading The Common Application 2020-2021 essay prompts

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How has online learning changed since COVID-19

July 31, 2020, Posted In Academics
Emily

By now it’s no surprise to hear “online,” “virtual” and “Zoom” as placeholders for our usual classroom lexicon. The 2019 – 2020 school year wrapped up with an abrupt transition to online learning and left many students with more questions than answers. As universities find ways to deliver high quality content via unconventional teaching channels, … Continue reading How has online learning changed since COVID-19

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How to write the COVID-19 Common App essay

July 24, 2020, Posted In Application Essay
Jamie

This year the Common Application is providing students with a dedicated space to discuss their experience and time spent throughout the COVID-19 lockdown.  The prompt reads: Community disruptions such as COVID-19 and natural disasters can have deep and long-lasting impacts. If you need it, this space is yours to describe those impacts. Colleges care about … Continue reading How to write the COVID-19 Common App essay

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Updated standardized testing policies due to COVID-19

July 22, 2020, Posted In Standardized Testing
Amanda

There have been many developments over the past three months regarding standardized testing at America’s top colleges and universities due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Below, find a list of updated policies, put together by our team of insider experts. College of William and Mary: standardized test scores optional for undergraduate applicants in the 2020-2021 … Continue reading Updated standardized testing policies due to COVID-19

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How to start writing your college essay

July 17, 2020, Posted In Application Essay
Stephen

The Common Application does not go live until August 1, but students should begin working on their admissions essays now. If students are applying to colleges or universities accepting the Common Application the essays will remain the same as last year. Those questions include: Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is … Continue reading How to start writing your college essay

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