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Common App Essays

Grieve, Grumble and Get Up: Time for More College App Essays

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 12.11.2014 | College
Elizabeth Benedict

As I write this, students I know are waiting to hear from dozens of schools, and many have already heard from a vast array of colleges and universities, from Arizona State to Temple and the University of Pittsburgh.

Juniors and Common App Essays: Wait to Write Them

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 04.17.2013 | College
Patrick O'Connor

Just because you know what our colleges will ask you to write about doesn't mean you should start writing. It's February 6. You have more pressing things to do. You'll have plenty of time to be a college applicant. For now, just be a student.