a year ago
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If u submit a Common App application to one school, can u change the Common App essay prompt u use for another school?

I am applying Early Decision to a school that has an optional essay prompt that is similar to the main Common App essay prompt I want to submit to other schools. Can I submit the Early Decision application using one Common App essay prompt, and then respond to a different Common App essay prompt when I'm applying to other schools?

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a year ago

Yes, you can change any part of your Common Application for different school's applications, including your Common App essay and prompt.


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