Common Application Prompts 2016-17

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http://www.commonapp.org/whats-appening/application-updates/common-application-announces-2016-2017-essay-prompts 1. Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. 2. The lessons we take from failure can be fundamental to later success. Recount an incident or time when you experienced failure. How did it affect … Read More

2014-2015 Common Application Essay Prompts

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It’s almost that time again, and it looks like the Common Application is having good results with the newer prompts introduced last year. Here are some initial details about the Common Application personal essay for 2014-2015. 650 word limit Choice of 5 Prompts: Some students have a background or story that is so central to their identity that they believe … Read More