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What are the differences between the Common App and Coalition App?

Hello! I'm a high school junior starting to think about college applications. I've heard about the Common App and Coalition App, but I'm not sure what the differences are between them. Which one should I use? Thanks for any insight!

10 months ago

Hello! It's great that you're starting to think about college applications. The Common App and Coalition App are both platforms for applying to multiple colleges with a single application, but there are some differences between them. The Common App is older and more widely used, with over 900 member colleges and universities. The Coalition App is newer, launched in 2016, and has around 150 member institutions. Both platforms allow you to create a single application, including a personal essay, that can be sent to multiple schools. However, the Coalition App has a unique feature called the 'Coalition Locker,' where you can upload and store documents, essays, and other materials you might need for your applications throughout high school. The choice between the two platforms will largely depend on which colleges you're applying to; some schools accept both while others may only accept one or the other. I recommend researching the application requirements for each college on your list to determine which platform would be the best fit for you. Good luck with your college application process!

10 months ago

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