How To Write A Perfect College Essay for the Common Application–Your Background Story

Essay Writing! This first in a series of posts on the Common Application essay prompts focuses on how to answer the prompt about how your background or story has shaped your identity.

Admission Decisions: The Rejection Letter

So you were not admitted to your first choice college. What do you do now?

Admission Decision: The Waiting List

You have received your college application decision and you have been placed on the wait list. What does this mean and what should you do to follow up with the college?

5 Things To Think About When Choosing A Residence Hall

Now that you’ve chosen your college, it is time to choose your residence hall. Make sure to think about these five things.

Getting the Most Out of Denver’s College Week

College Week Denver is next week! Read Katherine’s post on how to prepare for all the events that will take place and gain insights on how to connect with admissions representatives.

Common Application Updates on The Horizon

While this year’s rising seniors may only face small changes to the Common Application, big changes are on their way for the Common Application in 2013-14!

Familiarize Yourself With the Common Application Now So You Are Ready For August

Check out a pdf version of the 2012-13 Common Application to start familiarizing yourself with the application so you can be ready to start filling it out in August!

Even Colleges Can Use A Little SAT Vocabulary Help Every Now and Then

Everybody makes mistakes, even colleges and universities. Check out Clark University’s Common App vocabulary problem. But remember, to err is human, to forgive divine!