Tag: Common Application

What’s the Difference Between the Coalition App and the Common App?

What’s the Difference Between the Coalition App and the Common App?

June 6, 2020

Back in 2015, a group of 83 public and private colleges announced a new collaboration, naming themselves The Coalition for

10 Tips for Dealing with Common App Glitches

10 Tips for Dealing with Common App Glitches

October 27, 2019

For anyone applying to college, dealing with the Common Application can be stressful. To help alleviate any pressures inflicted by

Avoid These Common College Application Mistakes

Avoid These Common College Application Mistakes

October 15, 2019

One of the most exciting times in a teenager’s life is when they decide to start applying for college. It

Explaining Blemishes on a College Application

Explaining Blemishes on a College Application

July 2, 2019

From time to time, we hear from parents whose students have a mar on their high school transcripts and want

What’s the Single Best Piece of Essay Writing Advice?

What’s the Single Best Piece of Essay Writing Advice?

June 19, 2019

Regardless of whether it’s crunch time for your high school senior who may have been “a little lax” about applying

Class of 2017 Be Aware: More Changes Than Usual in College Admissions and Financial Aid

Class of 2017 Be Aware: More Changes Than Usual in College Admissions and Financial Aid

August 13, 2016

   Keeping up with the college application process and its myriad deadlines isn’t for the faint of heart, but this

The Takeaway Wk of 10/5

The Takeaway Wk of 10/5

September 15, 2015

Here’s a summary of important articles from the past week that may give you more insight into the world of college life,

Regular Decision Deadlines Extended

Regular Decision Deadlines Extended

January 5, 2014

Once again the new Common App could not handle the rush of students trying to submit applications. The first problems

Where Else are You Applying?

Where Else are You Applying?

November 19, 2013

On the common app, over 40 colleges ask applicants where else they are applying. Here’s advice guidance counselor Sarah Loring

Last Minute Deadline Changes

Last Minute Deadline Changes

November 5, 2013

As the November 1st deadline came and went, several colleges extended their deadlines at the last minute. Students and guidance

The Saga Continues with More Deadline Extensions

The Saga Continues with More Deadline Extensions

October 28, 2013

Last week we kept everyone informed with what we thought was a comprehensive list of admissions deadlines that had been extended,

List of Delayed Admissions Deadlines

List of Delayed Admissions Deadlines

October 24, 2013

As a follow-up to our notice of the Common Application’s apology, we felt it was important for students, parents, and