Yes, you read that right! The Common Application has announced the essay prompts for the college admissions season just over six months before students will actually be able to start applying to colleges in early August. This is awesome news for students who have already started brainstorming using the essay prompts. We love options.
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The Common Application essay prompts for next year are already out photo credit: Sach1tb. The Common Application, the college application with a subscriber base of over colleges and universities, has announced its essay prompts for the admissions cycle. The seven prompts for the Personal Statement will remain the same as the essay prompts from the admissions cycle. This announcement by Common App. The essay prompts this past year were effective, allowing students to essentially write whatever it is they want in order to hang a lantern on who they are and what makes them tick. We previously applauded Common App.
The 2017-2018 Common App Essay Prompts
See how your profile ranks among thousands of other students using CollegeVine. Note: our comprehensive Common App Essay Guide is now live! Check it out for best strategies, sample excerpts from successful applicants, and more. Some years, broad changes are announced. Other years, the prompts remain unchanged.
If this sounds like you, then please share your story. A very broad scope forces you to keep readers on the surface; it prevents you from taking them deep into your experiences and perspectives. The first draft he showed me read like a general family biography.