Fall 2019 Released Essays


July 19, 2018

We are already updating for the Fall 2019 admissions year (2018-2019). Below are major schools that have released their essay prompts. Also we are tracking their evolving testing, interview, and recommendation requirements. Remember, the Common Application and Coalition Application essays are the same as last year. 

Great advice from Tulane about college application essays. https://tuadmissionjeff.blogspot.com/2018/07/ten-tips-for-epic-college-essay.html

Fall 2019 Supplemental Essays to Common, Universal and/or Coalition Apps
Boston College (2 new, 2 same as last year)

Dartmouth University (new)
Duke University (same)
Georgia Institute of Technology (one new)

Hampshire College (new)
Harvard (Universal) (2 new)

Emory University (new)
Penn State, Schreyer Honors (new)
Tufts (all new)

University of Chicago (new)
University of North Carolina (same as last year)
University of Pennsylvania (one new special program prompt)

University of Pittsburgh (plus Honors)
University of Richmond (new)
University of Southern California (Film School only)
University of Virginia (one new supplemental prompt)

University of Washington, Seattle (same as last year)
University of Wisconsin, Madison (new, using Common App main essay and new Wisco specific prompt)
Villanova University (same)
Yale University (two new, one the same, of 250 word ones)

Essays for Own Applications

Butler University (four new prompts)
City University of New York Macaulay Honors College
College of Charleston
Elon University

Georgetown University (new Georgetown College prompt)
Hendrix College (using current Common App prompts)
Michigan State University (using current Common App prompts)
Penn State University, Schreyer Honors College (new)
Texas A&M University (using only Essay A)
University of Kansas Own App and Honors (all new Honors prompts)
University of California system (same as last year)
University of Georgia (same as last year)
University of Texas, Austin (same as last year)
University of Wisconsin, Madison (new prompts)
Wake Forest University (majority new prompts)

NOTE: If you know any schools or communities that work with under-represented students, we are now giving free access to our site. Have them contact us.


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Dr. Rebecca Joseph is the developer of this unique integrated website and mobile application that provides all college application requirements for more than 750 major universities in the US and Canada. She has a PhD from UCLA and is a national expert on writing powerful college application essays.

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