Get started on 2010-11 college applications
The College Application preview is now available.
High school juniors who want to get a head start on college applications can see a preview of the entire 2010-11 Common Application.
The new Common App goes online on August 1. Until then, students can familiarize themselves with what information they will need. And, they can start working on it.
Where can I find a preview version of the Common Application?
A preview version of the 2010-11 Common Application has been posted at: https://www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/SchoolFormsFAQ.aspx
What is the Common Application?
The Common Application is a not-for-profit organization that provides an admission application – online and in print – that students may submit it to any one of 414 member schools that accept it, including 47 public institutions.
The full list of schools that accept the Common Application can be seen here: https://www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/Members.aspx
What are the benefits of the Common Application?
The Common Application is intended to ease the admissions process for students by reducing the number of separate applications a student has to complete when applying to numerous colleges.
Note from International College Counselors: Many colleges still require additional information, including more essays.
Is there a Common Application for transfer students?
Yes. You can preview the transfer application here: https://www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/SchoolFormsFAQ.aspx
There are six choices of topics for student essays and the minimum length is 250 words. This essay should be the same for all colleges – so make sure it’s the best you have! Students working with International College Counselors, please call us at 954-414-9986 as soon as you possible and we will help you get started.