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Common App vs. Coalition App: Which one should I use?

Hello! I'm starting to work on my college applications and I'm not sure whether I should use the Common App or the Coalition App. Can anyone share the pros and cons of each? Thanks a lot!

9 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you're starting on your college applications. Both the Common App and Coalition App have their pros and cons, and I'll give you a brief overview of each so you can decide which one works best for you.

The Common App is accepted by over 900 colleges, making it a popular choice for students. It has a user-friendly interface and offers a wide variety of essay prompts.

On the other hand, the Coalition App is accepted by around 150 colleges (including all Ivy League schools). It aims to make college accessible for low-income and underrepresented students by providing free tools and resources. One unique feature of the Coalition App is the 'Locker,' where you can store and organize documents throughout high school.

Ultimately, the best choice depends on the schools you're applying to and your individual needs. Best of luck with your applications!

9 months ago

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