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Surviving the Common App: 7 moves every senior needs to know

seven steps imageIf you are a senior and thinking about applying to college this year, your version of the Common App was just released on August 1st, so it’s time to get started now! Created by a consortium of diverse high school counselors and college admission officers, the Common Application (aka “Common App”) is used by over 500 US colleges and serves as the foundation of US college admissions. For some students, the Common App may seem long and overly complicated at first. But with the right information and approach you can be complete it successfully. Continue reading