In 2017 the common app added two new prompts to the pile, one of which was a return to the much-beloved “topic of your choice” (cue the confetti) so 2018-19 college applicants, like those who came before them in 2017-18, will have seven (that’s right, seven) essay prompts to choose from. The common application has announced that the 2016-2017 personal statement essay prompts will be the same as the 2015-2016 prompts by conducting a review process every other year, rather than annually, we can hear from admissions officers, as well as students, parents, and counselors, about the effectiveness of the essay prompts.
The common app’s prompt #1 is the old faithful of essay questions it’s been around for years and offers all the flexibility an applicant could ask for from a prompt, with just enough direction to get those creative fountains flowing. Open me ~ now taking questions for my q&a through youtube comments/any social media platform ~ advice about prompts included in the intro - tips start at.
Hey pals - thanks for stopping by here are my 7 tips for writing the common app essay, based on my experience with the college application process rising seniors, you got this 🌟 if you have any questions, don't. Important note for 2016-17 applicants: the common application changed on august 1st, 2013 the tips and sample essays below will still provide useful guidance and essay samples for the new common application, but be sure also to read the new article for the 2016-17 common application: tips for the 5 new common application essay prompts.
The personal statement of the common application is feared by most students but if students understand what colleges want to see from the personal statement, it becomes much less intimidating but if students understand what colleges want to see from the personal statement, it becomes much less intimidating. Hey pals - thanks for stopping by here are my 7 tips for writing the common app essay, based on my experience with the college application process rising seniors, you.
September 2011 newsletter it’s college admissions season and right now is when rising seniors should be writing their common app personal statements, activity essays, and all of the supplementary essays required of the colleges to which they’re applying.