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Can I use a common app essay for multiple schools?

Hi there! I'm working on my college applications, and I'm wondering if I can use the same Common App essay for multiple schools. Is this allowed or do I need to write a unique essay for each college? Thanks for your input!

9 months ago

Hey! I totally understand the stress that comes with applying to multiple colleges. To answer your question, yes, you can use the same Common App essay for multiple schools. The Common App is designed to simplify the application process by allowing you to submit one main essay to all the colleges you're applying to that accept the Common App. However, keep in mind that some colleges may have additional supplemental essays or questions specific to their school. You'll need to complete those separately for each college. It's a good idea to double-check each college's requirements on their website or the Common App portal. Also, make sure your essay is well-written, thoughtful, and unique to you so that it stands out to the admissions officers. Good luck with your applications!

9 months ago

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