Tag: Common Application

How to Fill Out the Common Application

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Freelance Writer, Former High School Counselor

Applying to college got easier with the Common Application, but the application can still be daunting. Here's a step-by-step guide to the Common App. read more

5 Ways to Manage College Application Stress Effectively

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College Counselor and Tutor, Moon Prep

The college application process is a lot, to say the least. But you can easily manage it without the stress. Here are five ways to get through applications stress-free. read more

Popular College Application Platforms

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Johns Hopkins University

Applying to college? Which platform are you using? There's the Common, Coalition, and Cappex Applications...find help to choose the best one for you on CX! read more

What Is the Common Application?

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Think of the Common Application as the college version of "one-stop shopping." You can upload application materials to send to multiple schools when it comes to apply. read more

How to Make Your Common App Essays Stand Out

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Freelance Writer

Not sure how to write your college essay? Here's a breakdown of the prompts and answers admission officers want (and don't want) to see. read more

Mastering the Common Application: Tips and Tricks to Stand Out

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Senior Director, Collegewise

If you approach the Common Application like a form at the doctor, you're doing it wrong! Here are some ways you can stand out on this prevalent college app. read more

5 Tips to Conquer the Common Application Essay

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You may think fitting your entire life story into 650 words is impossible, but crafting an amazing Common Application essay is a lot easier (and more fun) than you think! read more

Video: Making the Fall of Senior Year Easier

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Lucia shares five simple steps to achieving a (less) stressful senior year fall. read more

How to Write Your Best Common App Essay

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Summer is the perfect time to recall special memories (or make new ones) that you can use to write your best Common Application essay. Learn more now! read more

Changes to the 2017-2018 Common Application Essay Prompts

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President, Wow Writing Workshop

The Common Application is changing up its essay prompts for the 2017-2018 college admission cycle. But what do these changes mean for you? read more