What do you say to an admissions counselor?
You should get to your point pretty quickly, explaining why you’re emailing and how they might know you. (For example, saying something like It was nice to meet you at the Regional College Fair last week.) You should end with a Thank you, or Sincerely, followed by your first and last name.
What do admissions counselors look for in essays?
What are admission officers looking for in an essay? Colleges want to see that the student has a command of the basics of good writing. They also want to see that the student can give a direct answer to the essay question. A strong opening paragraph that captures the readers’ interest is important.
Can I have two common app accounts?
Yes, you will need to create a new account. You can create an account here. Note that you can use the same email address that you used for your original Common App account.
Do common app accounts get deleted?
Your account won’t be deleted. When the new application is available on August 1, you will be able to roll over your information.
When should I make a common app account?
Students don’t have to wait until Aug. 1 to get started on the Common App. They can create an account at any time and transfer their information into the new app when it opens.
Can I apply to more than 20 colleges on common app?
Common Application member colleges have stipulated that applicants may not add more than 20 colleges. Common Application member colleges have stipulated that applicants may not add more than 20 colleges. The college list cannot be expanded for any applicant.