2021-2022 Common Application Essay Prompts

The 2021-2022 Common Application essay prompts have been released and we’ve got them for our readers. The headline? The essay prompts will remain the same, with one exception. The following essay prompt, which was the least selected by college applicants among last year’s seven options, is no more: “Describe a … 

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2020-2021 Common Application Essay Prompts

The Common Application has released the essay prompts for the 2020-2021 college admissions cycle. Drumroll please. So what will be the prompts for current juniors come the time they apply to college in November and December of 2020? Wonder no more — we know it’s been keeping our readers up … 

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2018-2019 Common Application Essay Prompts

The Common Application, the college application with a subscriber base of over 700 colleges and universities, has announced its essay prompts for the 2018-2019 admissions cycle. The seven prompts for the Personal Statement will remain the same as the essay prompts from the 2017-2018 admissions cycle. This announcement by Common … 

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Common App Personal Statement

Trying to decide which Common App Personal Statement to answer? Many students — and their parents — ask us which Common App Personal Statement prompt they should address. If you’re not familiar with this admissions cycle’s essay prompts, they are the exact same ones as last year. Here they are … 

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