Great College Essay Advice for the Common App – The Personal Growth Prompt

Mark offers expert college essay advice. Here he dissects the Common Application prompt focused on an accomplishment, event, or realization that led to personal growth.

Common App – the Captivating Activity Prompt

Great College Essays start with great topics. Here Mark decodes the Common Application prompt that focuses on an interest that you find particularly captivating.

Write a Great College Essay for the Common Application: The Solve a Problem Prompt

What problems interest you? Why do these problems interest you? Answer these questions in a great college essay for the Common Application.

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, […]