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Common App Essay: “Choose Your Own Topic”

Not sure what to write about for your Common Application college essay? Never fear: you can write about virtually anything--as long as your essay contains fundamental elements. Read Mark's tips here.
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Take a look at the 2017-2018 Coalition Application essay prompts!

The Common Application essay prompts came out last week; today, we wanted to take a look at a list of the Coalition Application essay prompts. The Coalition Application website recommends that each prompt be answered in  300-400 words, and strongly recommends that you do not exceed 500-550 words. Here are the prompts: Tell a story from your life, […]