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2019-20 Quirky College Application Essay Prompts

By IvyWise on Wed, Aug 07, 2019 @ 10:27 AM

Here Are Some of the Most Unusual and Fun College Application Essay and Short Answer Prompts for the Class of 2024

The Common Application is officially open, and many college-bound high school students are hard at work on their college applications. In addition to the main Common App essay, many schools might also require supplements that include some thoughtful – and downright quirky – essay prompts and short answer questions.

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2019-20 Common App Supplements and Essay Prompts

By IvyWise on Thu, Jul 25, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Here are the Supplements Currently Available for the Class of 2024

The Common Application doesn’t officially open until Aug. 1, but many colleges and universities have already announced their essay prompts for the 2019-20 college application season.

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5 Essay Writing Tips for Rising Seniors

By IvyWise on Wed, Jun 12, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Take Your Writing to The Next Level With These Pointers

Compelling writing won’t only help you earn top marks in English – it’s also an important part of the college application process. In addition to grades and test scores, college applicants must submit a personal statement, which can be excellent opportunity to convey your personality, differentiating factors, and big-picture goals.

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2019-20 Common Application Essay Prompts

By IvyWise on Mon, Jan 14, 2019 @ 11:27 AM

The Common App Prompts for 2019-20 Will Remain the Same

The Common Application has announced that the personal statement essay prompts for the 2019-20 admissions season will remain unchanged for the third straight year.

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Last-Minute College Application Advice from Former Admissions Officers

By IvyWise on Wed, Dec 26, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

Here are Some Top Tips from Our Team of Expert Counselors

Regular application deadlines are just days away! Are you ready to hit “submit” on your final few college applications?

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2018-19 Quirky College Application Essay Prompts and Short Answer Questions

By IvyWise on Fri, Aug 24, 2018 @ 10:41 AM

Here are Some of the Most Creative and Fun College Application Prompts

The 2018-19 college application season is in full swing, and with the opening of the Common Application on August 1 came the release of many school-specific supplements with some quirky and creative college application essay prompts and short answer questions.

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5 Essay Tips from Expert College Admissions Counselors

By IvyWise on Wed, Aug 15, 2018 @ 10:29 AM

Here’s What to Remember When Writing Your College Application Essays This Fall

For many students back-to-school season is already here, and with the opening of the Common Application on Aug. 1, the pressure to start on college applications is already on. While it’s smart for students to get a head start on their college applications during the summer, it can be overwhelming, especially if you’re not sure what to write about in your essays – or how to write it.

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2018-19 Common App Supplements and Essay Prompts

By IvyWise on Mon, Jul 16, 2018 @ 03:59 PM

Here are the Colleges That Have Already Announced Their 2018-19 College Application Essay Prompts

The Common Application may be a couple of weeks from opening for the 2018-19 college application season, but a number of colleges and universities have already announced their supplemental essay prompts for the next admissions cycle.

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2018-19 Common Application Essay Prompts

By IvyWise on Tue, Jan 23, 2018 @ 01:12 PM

The Common App Prompts for 2018-19 Will Remain the Same as Last Year

The Common Application has announced the personal essay prompts for the 2018-19 admissions season, leaving the prompts from 2017-18 unchanged.

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Top Essay Writing Tips From Former Admissions Officers

By IvyWise on Fri, Dec 01, 2017 @ 01:17 PM

Here’s What College Bound Students Need to Do to Write a Great College Application Essay

It’s college application crunch time for high school seniors, and there are probably more than a few of you who are behind on writing those application essays. Don’t get stressed! Our team of counselors is here to help with some of their top essay writing tips.

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