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The Common App Essay Guide

Common App Essay Prompts

Common App Essay Prompts

What are the prompts for the Common App in 2018-19?

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Choosing a Common App Essay Topic

Choosing a Common App Essay Topic

How to choose which of the five topics provided to write your essay on.

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Common App Essay Brainstorming

Common App Essay Brainstorming

How to carry out a successful brainstorming session to kick-start your essay writing.

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Common App Essay Introduction

Writing the Common App Essay introduction

How to write an introduction to your essay that will grab the admission tutor’s attention.

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Common App Essay Conclusion

Writing the Common App Essay conclusion

Make your essay stand out from the crowd with a memorable conclusion.

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Common App Essay Examples

Common App Essay Examples

Read some example Common App essays to inspire you and get your creative side in gear.

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Common App Essay Format

Common App Essay format

How to format your essay correctly and avoid any errors when uploading your essay to the Common App system.

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Common App Essay Structure

Common App Essay structure

How to plan the structure of your essay and produce something that flows well throughout.

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Common App Essay Word Limit

Common App Essay word limit

Find out the word limit for a Common App essay, and how to stick to it.

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Editing your Common App Essay

Editing your Common App Essay

How to edit your final essay ready for submission.

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Common App Essay Tips

Common App Essay Tips and Advice

Further information on how to produce a winning Common App essay.

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Common App Essay FAQs

Common App Essay FAQs

Answers to popular queries about the Common App essay.

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