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Back By Popular Demand: 2016-2017 Common Application Keeps Same Prompts Juniors rest easy.  The Common Application is keeping the same prompts as last year. These prompts give you great options. According to the Common Application, last year 47% responded the the first prompt, which is essentially a topic of your […]

2016-2017 Common Application Keeps Same Prompts


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Tell Me More: Use Writing Supplements To Strengthen Your College Applications Embrace All Supplemental Writing Requirements. Most selective colleges using the Common Application have individual Member Questions and/or Writing Supplements. Colleges that have supplemental essays really want to learn more about you– from you. So give them what they want. Great supplemental essay responses […]

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Five Key Essay Facts in 2015-2016 Common Application We have been busy exploring the 2015-2016 Common Application. Here are five key facts about the essay completion and submission process to make your work easier. Our website and app provide all the information about the essays required for the 2015-2016 Common […]

Five Key Essay Facts in 2015-2016 Common Application



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IECA Spring 2015 Presenter and Exhibitor Baltimore native Dr. Rebecca Joseph will be presenting at Spring 2015 IECA on the amazing topic of “Rehabbing Your Image: Using College Essays To Strengthen Applications of Students Who Have Experienced Challenges.” She will be presenting with fellow IECA member Elizabeth Stone and U VA Associate […]

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2015-2016 Common APP Essays Prompts and Commentary By Rebecca Joseph The News The Common Application last week released its 2015-2016 freshman essay prompts. They include one entirely new prompt (prompt four) replacing the one about the place where you are perfectly content. They revised the first two prompts and kept two (essay […]

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Directions To Get Started: We are so excited. Our All College Application Essays website and integrated mobile apps are up and running. Our updated Google app and Apple App, and the two are inter-connected, so you can use your log in information for both. NOTE: You can only purchase our service on our website–either on […]

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Make Your Stories Pop: 10 College Application Essay Guiding Questions Working on the drafts of your personal statements for your college applications? The drafting process is critical and can help make your stories and messages clearer.  Please be willing to draft and re-write to make your essays stronger. Here are 10 […]

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2014-2015 All College Application Essays AUGUST Essays Update Can’t you believe it? We have already updated more than 700 colleges. There are still a few universities who haven’t posted their writing supplements or released their own applications or honors essays. Here are the Common and Universal Applications that haven’t released supplements […]

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Common Application Member Pages or Writing Supplements When the 2014-2015 The Common Application is released this Friday, applicants will find supplemental essays in two potential places: the college’s Member Page or a separate Writing Supplement. The 2014-2015 Universal Application is exclusively using supplements. All College Application Essays will continue to […]

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2014-2015 Boston College Writing Supplement For both freshmen and transfers: We would like to get a better sense of you. Please select one of the questions below and write an essay of 400 words or less providing your response. 1. What contemporary issues or trend relating to politics, culture and society, or […]

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