Tag Archives: college essay prompts

The 2016-2017 Coalition and Common App Essay Prompts

Both application platforms have released their five essay topic options. By Anne Vaccaro Brady You’re likely familiar with the Common Application (Common App), the online application used by more than 600 colleges. This year, the Coalition for Access, Affordability and … Continue reading

Posted in College Admissions, College Essay | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How to Help Your Child Tackle the College Essay

This in no way involves you writing it. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Between the research I do for this blog and my experience working with high school seniors to fine-tune their college admissions essays, I’ve learned the keys to helping … Continue reading

Posted in college, College Essay | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Latest College News for You

Increased financial aid at private colleges, the ACT is going digital, acceptance rates and more. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Updates on the ACT Tamar Lewin writes in the New York Times on the impact of the ACT exam becoming computer-based … Continue reading

Posted in college, College Admissions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment