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What is the Common App and how does it work?

Hi everyone! I've heard a lot about the Common App, but I'm not exactly sure what it is or how it works. Can someone explain it to me, and is it something I should be using when I apply to colleges? Thanks for any help you can provide!

11 months ago

Hey there! The Common Application, or 'Common App' as it's often called, is a widely used online college application platform that allows you to apply to multiple colleges at once. It streamlines the application process by letting you fill out one application and submit it to several colleges instead of having to complete separate forms for each school. Over 900 colleges and universities across the United States and a few international institutions accept the Common App, making it a convenient option for many applicants. To use the Common App, you'll need to create an account on their website (www.commonapp.org), select the colleges you want to apply to, and complete the required sections. These may include your personal information, educational history, extracurricular activities, and a personal essay. Some colleges may also have supplementary questions or additional writing prompts. Once you've completed your application, you can submit it to your chosen schools, along with any required fees or fee waivers. If you're applying to colleges that accept the Common App, it can be a real time-saver and help simplify the process. Good luck with your applications!

11 months ago

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