Nov 15, 2017

[Video] Overview of the 2017-2018 Common Application Essay

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The Common Application is the largest college application organization in the United States and with good reason. As a non-profit organization (the largest application organization in the country by far), the Common Application essay can decide who enters the school or their choice and who will not. This video gives present and future applicants an overview of the important components of this essay for the 2017-2018 application year.

Who will find this information useful?

  • High school students planning to apply to US universities and colleges through the Common Application
  • Those seeking more information about the application process for United States colleges and universities

This video will provide you with:

  • Information about the Common Application
  • A run-down of the essay requirements
  • Tips for choosing the prompt and writing the essay

Video Outline:

  1. Introduction to the Common Application
  2. Specific guidelines for the essay portion
  3. Helpful tips for preparing to write the essay

For more information about the 2017-2018 essay, visit the Common Application’s website. And feel free to read up on how to respond to these essays on our Resources page.