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  • The Common Application Announces 2017-2018 Essay Prompts

    Feb 6, 2017 We are pleased to share the 2017-2018 Common Application essay prompts with you. The changes you see below reflect the feedback of 108 Common App member colleges and more than 5,000 other Common App constituents, as well as consultation with our advisory committees and Board of Directors.

  • Popular Application Essay Topics | Apply | The Princeton Review

    Wondering what essay prompts you might see on your college applications? From The Common Application to individual school applications, we've got you covered. The college essay is your opportunity to show admissions officers who you are apart from your grades and test scores (and to distinguish yourself from the

  • Guide to the 2017-18 Common Application Essay Prompts

    Need help with the 2017-18 Common App Essay? Stacey Brook, founder of College Essay Academy, breaks down all you need to know about this year's prompts.

  • How to Write the Common Application Essays - CollegeVine blog

    Mar 25, 2017 This year, The Common Application has announced various revisions and additions to its essay prompts. In total, three of the original five prompts have been revised, and two entirely new prompts have been added. In this blog post, we'll provide advice on how to break down these prompts, organize your

  • 1,000+ College Essay Prompts for 2017-2018 and How-To Guides

    As such, our prompt database below also contains a link to each school's Essay Breakdown. If a school doesn't have an Essay Breakdown yet, sign up on the sidebar to get alerted when new posts for the schools you care about are live. We 've also created a guide on How to Write the Common Application Essays for

  • Common Application | CollegeVine

    As of August 1, the Common App published its five personal essay prompts. Since then, we've been hard at work here at CollegeVine to come up with how-to guides to Read more · How to Write the Common Application 2016 Prompt #2: Failure and Success. If you're reading this, it means you have decided that you're

  • 2017-18 Common Application Supplements and Essay Prompts

    Jul 11, 2017 The summer is a great time for college-bound seniors to begin working on their college application essays, as many colleges and universities have already released their essay prompts for the 2017-18 college application season. The 2017-18 Common Application essay prompts were announced earlier

  • 2017-18 Common Application Essay Prompts: Tips, Samples

    The current Common Application, CA4, launched on August 1st, 2013, have been expanded and revised for the 2017-18 college application cycle. Two new essay options have been added, and some of the old questions have been revised. When CA4 launched, one of the biggest changes from the previous version was

  • Application Essay | Wellesley College

    Write one personal essay for all the schools to which you apply via the Common App. This essay is important, as it provides you with an excellent opportunity to reflect and to communicate to colleges what they should know about you. As you will have only one major essay to