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Our Favorite 2024 Why Us/Why You College Prompts Given, the Supreme Court anti-affirmative action decision, there are many more ways colleges are asking students to reflect on how and why they will make an impact on their campuses and/or benefit from the campuses. Here are some of the new prompts. […]

Our Favorite 2024 Why Us/Why You College Prompts

Amherst and Harvard Release All New Fall 2024 Essays We are busy updating our website and enjoy collecting different prompts. Amherst released all new long essay prompts. Below is one, we really like. Prompt 3: “Strong commitment to the freedom of inquiry lies at the heart of Amherst College’s mission to […]

Amherst and Harvard Release All New Fall 2024 Essays

Boston College releases its new supplemental essays. We are a fan of the all the new prompts. Here is one of our favorites. We are keeping track of all the application requirements of more than 1,100 colleges. At Boston College, we draw upon the Jesuit tradition of finding worthwhile conversation […]

2023-2024 Boston College Release New Essays

Fall 2024 University of Chicago New Prompts The University of Chicago just released their 2023-2024 writing prompts. We track all the newest prompts so that you don’t have to. Here are two of our favorites: “Where have all the flowers gone?” – Pete Seeger. Pick a question from a song […]

Fall 2024 University of Chicago New Prompts

We are posting our favorite Fall 2022 new prompts in college alphabetical order. Email your favorite prompt and we’ll post it too. ( 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

June Updates-Many More Colleges Go Test Optional We are rapidly updating our site and tracking major test optional shifts. Here are some examples from the As and Bs. A big shout out goes to FairTest at Check out our website for more. Amherst is now test optional for the […]

June Updates-Many More Test Optional Colleges

Happy May Day Updates As many seniors finalize their college choice today, juniors are gearing up for next year in the Covid-19 world. We are busy updating our site with test-optional updates and other college application news. A seismic announcement occurred when The University of Southern California went test-optional for […]

Happy May Day Updates

Earth Day Updates We are updating our site with all Covid-19 updates as we learn them, and there are so many. Many colleges are postponing testing for a year, two years, three years, or permanently. Some have clear waivers, while others have many caveats. We are tracking them all. Cornell […]

Earth Day Updates

March 2020 Healthy Wishes As we isolate more and more at home, we need to help college applicants virtually. All College Application Essays is here to help you search college application requirements. We are tracking more and more colleges going test-optional, and are happy to assist you in any way […]

March 2020 Healthy Wishes