Posts Tagged ‘common application’

The 4-1-1 on This Year’s Common Application

It looks like the widely used Common Application has taken some cues from the new Coalition Application. The new changes to the 2017-18 Common App for colleges mirror features found in the Coalition App. Competition often creates innovation and the Common App has some much-needed updates. The Common App changes this year will benefit high school students and make the […]


Mom-Approved Tips: Everything you Need to Know About the Common App

  (This article was originally published on University Parent’s blog) Applying to colleges can be a daunting task, especially for students who apply to multiple schools as most do. Happily, there is a time-saving tool that allows students to fill out only one “common” application. Yes, I’m talking about… The Common App The Common App […]


The Common App: Available August 1

  Starting August 1, the new Common App will be available for students to complete. The CA4, as it’s called, will have a few notable changes: The online experience will improve–The questions will be tailored to each individual student’s relevant information, with help available onscreen alongside each question. The app will offer continuous status checks so […]


The Common Application

On August 1st, the NEW and IMPROVED online version of the Common Application goes live! Here’s a sneak peak for you and your college-bound teen: 2010-2011 Common Application If you’re on Twitter and would like to get some more information, you can attend a chat TODAY at 3PM PST for “Everything Common App”. Just use […]


The Common Application-Demystified

Last night I sat down for an hour and watched a web presentation at College Week Live about the the Common Application. It was basically a question/answer session where the Director of Outreach for the Common Application gave a brief synopsis of what the Common Application was and then fielded questions that were posted online. […]