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Beyond The Common Application Essay: The Dreaded Writing Supplements

Topic: College Admissions, Essay Tips, Supplemental Essays  |  Posted on September 23rd, 2013  |  Written by CEA HQ

When our students dig into the college application process, they are often surprised to encounter, not just the main Common Application essay assignment, but a host of additional, school-specific writing prompts for which they must also craft thoughtful replies. What are these wicked questions? What is the best way to approach them? How are they different from the Common Application’s main essay? […]