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Coalition Application Expands Membership and Announces Essay Prompts

on February 16, 2017 in Admissions Process
Coalition Application Expands Membership and Announces Essay Prompts

The Coalition Application has expanded it’s membership and now include many more universities, including the University of Washington. Some universities may choose to use their own application, The Common Application and/or The Coalition Application–lots of choices! The Coalition Application essay prompts for the upcoming 2017-2018 have been announced, with no changes from the previous admissions season: […]

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Common Application Essay Prompts 2017-2018

on February 16, 2017 in Application Process
Common Application Essay Prompts 2017-2018

The Common Application announced a new set of prompts for the upcoming application season. For the first time, there will be seven choices. You can read more about these choices here.   1. Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. […]

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Tips for Starting the College Essay Process

on September 29, 2016 in Application Process
Tips for Starting the College Essay Process

I hear it over and over, the college essay process is stressful! There are so many great things that students have to say, think out of the box and stop focusing on what you think colleges want to hear. Your stories are what they want to hear, things only you can say! Here is one […]

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Sign Up for Up Next to Get College Reminders

on September 29, 2016 in Admissions Process
Sign Up for Up Next to Get College Reminders

UpNext is a mobile messaging campaign that will provide millions of students and families across the country with personalized reminders, encouragement, and connections to assistance with education and civic engagement. You can sign up here for personalized information and encouragement to complete important college and financial aid milestones and tasks.

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