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07/19/2020 at 10:55PM
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Why do prompts #1 and #5 for the commonapp essay have the same guide?

does anyone has a guide to prompt 5?

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07/20/2020 at 03:43PM

Hello there! Thanks for your question - prompts 1 and 5 have the same guide as they fall under the same archetype (Culture, Values, Diversity). This is also true for prompts 2 and 3. We'll be directing to specific breakdowns in the near future, but in the meantime, feel free to check out our post on how to write the Common App essays, as it has a specific guide for prompt 5: Hope this helps, and thanks for using CollegeVine!

07/20/2020 at 02:07PM

Look at the essay tab on collegevine they have prompt breakdowns there and should be able to explain it to you.

Hope this helps and comment if you need clarification.


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