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5 Essay Tips for Students Working on the Common App

By IvyWise on Thu, Aug 08, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Use These Pointers to Write an Essay You're Confident About

Now that the Common App is officially open, many rising seniors are eager to get started on their personal statements. Writing an impactful essay can help students convey their personality to an admissions office and reveal something that may not be found anywhere else on their application.

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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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The Common App Is Getting a New Look

By IvyWise on Wed, Jun 19, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

The New Common App Site Will Launch in July 2019

College-bound students looking to get a head start on their college apps this summer will be met with a refreshed Common App website, according to the popular college application platform. The new Common App site will launch in July, giving students a chance to become familiar with the new look before the 2019-20 application officially opens Aug. 1.

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6 Frequent Questions Students Have About the Common App

By IvyWise on Wed, May 08, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Get the Answers to Your Most Pressing Common Application Questions

As the school year winds down, many students are thinking about how to use the summer to stay academically sharp and get ahead with their college prep. For rising seniors applying to college this fall, that can mean working on the Common Application.

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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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What is the Common Application?

By IvyWise on Thu, Aug 02, 2018 @ 12:39 PM

If You’re Applying to College Here’s What You Need to Know About the Common App

The Common Application officially opened for the 2018-19 college application season on August 1, allowing students across the globe to begin their college admissions journey. But what is the Common Application, exactly? Who can use it and when? Understanding the Common App and other college application options can make your college prep strategy easier to formulate.

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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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2017-18 Quirky College Application Essay Prompts

By IvyWise on Wed, Aug 02, 2017 @ 12:45 PM

Students Need to Get Creative With These Unusual College Essay Prompts

It’s that time of year again! The 2017-18 Common Application is open, and now's the time for the class of 2022 to start on their college application essays and supplements – which can sometimes include weird and unusual essay prompts and short answer questions.

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