Weekly College Application Tips


The Common Application released its new members for the 2022-2023 application cycle. We will add all the colleges to our application that we did not have, and update all the ones that we did. We are very excited that UT Austin is joining next year’s Common Application. New Members of […]

Common Application Adds 50 New Colleges Including UT Austin


The Coalition Releases Its 2022-2023 Essays.  FROM THE COALITION APPLICATION https://www.coalitionforcollegeaccess.org/essays?fbclid=IwAR2c8si5MbXdwSJ__dNyvGNnMPM6V0vkrXDh2VAZvIs8EFl5SpfJzGKDcKk Many of the colleges and universities that accept the Coalition application require you to submit at least one essay as part of your application. While there is no perfect length for an essay, we recommend that you aim for […]

Coalition Releases 2022-2023 Essays


The 2022-2023 Common Application Essay announced it will keep its 2021-2022 essay prompts along with its optional 250 Covid-19 essay. https://www.commonapp.org/blog/2022-2023-common-app-essay-prompts Fall 2022-2023 Prompts Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like […]

Fall 2022-2023 Common Application Essay Prompts Same as Last Year



We are posting our favorite Fall 2022 new prompts in college alphabetical order. Email your favorite prompt and we’ll post it too. (rjoseph@allcollegeessays.org). This is of July 12, 2021. Boston College (We love them all) Students at Boston College are encouraged to consider critical questions as they pursue lives of […]

Fall 2022 Favorite New Essays Prompts


The Common Application releases its 2021-2022 Personal Essays. One new prompt replaces the problem you want to solve prompt. Otherwise, the other prompts are the same. They will keep the extra 250 word optional Covid-19 prompt. Below is the full set of essay prompts for 2021-2022 with the new prompt […]

Fall 2022 Common Application Prompts




Dartmouth released its Class of 2025 Writing Supplement today. https://admissions.dartmouth.edu/glossary-term/writing-supplement We like all the choices. Here is it’s option C: In The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, William Kamkwamba, Class of 2014, reflects on constructing a windmill from recycled materials to power the electrical appliances in his family’s Malawian house: […]

Dartmouth Class of 2025 Writing Supplement


New Fall 2021 Writing Prompts Many colleges are kindly releasing their Fall 2021 prompts, including Tufts and the University of Miami (which added a supplemental prompt for the first time). We are updating our website daily and prepping up for IECA and August 1. The University of Miami’s new 250 […]

New Fall 2021 Writing Prompts


Georgia Tech released its 2021 essay requirements. It will no longer require the Common Application main essay. Students will respond to two prompts (50 to 300 words): Essay Prompt 1 Why do you want to study your chosen major specifically at Georgia Tech? Essay Prompt 2 All applicants must choose […]

Georgia Tech’s 2021 Essay Requirements



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The University of Chicago released its 2020-2021 essays as did many other colleges, including Brown University, Georgetown University, Providence College, the University of Georgia, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (UNC), University of Texas, Austin, University of Virginia (UVA), Villanova University, and Wake Forest. We are updating them all on […]

2020-2021 Essay Updates