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2013-2014 Wellesley Writing Supplement The required Wellesley “Writing Supplement,” asks you to respond to the following in two well-developed paragraphs (no more than 400 words).     When choosing a college community, you are choosing an intellectual community and a place where you believe that you can live, learn, and flourish. We know that […]

2013-2014 Wellesley Writing Supplement


Waiting, waiting, waiting for 2014 CA4 Writing Supplements We thought the CA4 had promised to release all (or even most) Writing Supplements with its new CA4 launch yesterday. No such luck. Not one was posted on August 1, 2014. So we have been busily updating the other info we can […]

Waiting, waiting, waiting for 2014 CA4 Writing Supplements


Columbia University
2013-2014 Columbia Writing Supplement (will be posted on Common App in mid-August) From Columbia Admissions Website: In addition to the Common Application, applicants are asked to respond to Columbia-specific questions to tell the Admissions Committee more about their academic, extracurricular and intellectual interests. We review the responses to these questions […]

2013-2014 Columbia University Writing Supplement



Say It Isn’t So: CA4 will not release all Writing Supplements on August 1 The Common Application committed to releasing all Writing Supplements on August 1. They wanted to make it easier for students and to control the process. Now they are taking a step back.  See what they wrote […]

Say It Isn’t So: CA4 will not release all Writing ...


Penn State
2014 Penn State Application + Schreyer Honors College Personal Statement and Activities A personal statement and an activities list are recommended but not required. Both of these sections are in the online application for admission. The personal statement does not require an answer to a specific question or prompt, it is […]

2014 Penn State Application Including Schreyer Honors College


Cornell University
2013-2014 Cornell Writing Supplement From the Cornell Admissions Blog. http://blogs.cornell.edu/admissions/2013/07/19/cornell-university-common-application-essay-questions/ The 2014 Common Application will be live on Thursday, August 1. The Cornell Essays and Questions section of the application will ask you to complete the essay question for the specific college/school you are applying to. If you are utilizing the primary/alternate […]

2013-2014 Cornell Writing Supplement



Pitzer College
2013-2014 Pitzer Writing Supplement The Pitzer Writing Supplement section of the Common Application gives you an opportunity to show your writing ability and illustrate your passion and creativity in responding to a particular question. Because we want to get to know you and discover what you have to offer this […]

2013-2014 Pitzer Writing Supplement


Babson College
2013-2014 Babson Writing Supplement From the Babson admissions website (http://blogs.babson.edu/undergraduate/2013/07/19/tours-essays-and-popsicles/) “…this seems to be the week of  schools posting their essay topics (Google College Essay topics 2013-2014) and we at Babson are no different. This year we changed our essay prompt, thanks to suggestions via Facebook from the incoming first year class. […]

2013-2014 Babson Writing Supplement


Stanford University
2013-2014 Stanford Writing Supplement  1. Please briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work experiences. (Required, 150 word limit, Paste in text box) 2. Please respond to the following seven inquiries so we can get to know you better. Do not feel compelled to use complete sentences.  1. Name your favorite […]

2013-2014 Stanford Writing Supplement



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2013-2014 Tufts Writing Supplement Class of 2018 Thanks to Tufts for updating its supplemental essays. Three of the essays are new and all give great chances for students to share unique new stories and essays. http://admissions.tufts.edu/apply/essay-questions/ Here what Tufts has to say: “When you visit the Common Application website to […]

2013-2014 Tufts Writing Supplement