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Application Essays and the Common App: What You Need to Know

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Join me and three teen experts who have recently gone through the application writing process as we discuss how best to respond to those pesky personal prompts on the Common App!

Topics include:

  * managing all the written pieces of the Common App

  * changes to the 2011-2012 Common App

  * what to write about

  * when to write them

  * what admissions officers are looking for

  * review of what the "College Essay" books  say

  * managing the supplement sections

  * how to maximize the extracurriculars list

  * maximizing teacher recommendations

  * advice from students who've recently gone through the process

  * how and why  to get help with your apps

 And, of course, we invite YOU to call in with your questions and comments or post them in advance below!