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List of Schools Outside the US that Accept the Common App

Swati Shrestha, a Counselor at the International School of Bangkok compiled a list of schools OUS that accept the Common App. Have any students looking to go to school OUS. Perhaps the list will come in handy. Here is the list of schools: Common App Schools Outside the US (Sept 2023) ASIA-PACIFIC (7) Australia Monash Read More

2021-2022 Common App Essay Prompts

The common app essay is the main personal statement students submit to colleges that 1:Use the Common Application and 2:Require the essay. Your personal statement gives you the chance to delve deeper into your experiences, interests, passions and strengths. Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their Read More

Let’s Talk About the New Common App Prompt?

What do you think about the new prompt on the Common App? Reflect on something that someone has done for you that has made you happy or thankful in a surprising way. How has this gratitude affected or motivated you? We’ve been getting lots of inquiries about the new prompt – and having great conversations. Read More

How to Write the Common App Essay

How many times do students come into your office and tell you they don’t have good topics for their Common App essays? If your office looks anything like ours, that question might surface countless times during the fall of senior year. That’s because most students think the first step to writing a great college essay Read More

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