Common Application Updates – Changes 2015-2016

Key changes are:

  • you can print off sections of your application before submitting
  • They have removed the « place » prompt and replaces it with the following:
  • Describe a problem you’ve solved or a problem you’d like to solve. It can be an intellectual challenge, a research query, an ethical dilemma-anything that is of personal importance, no matter the scale. Explain its significance to you and what steps you took or could be taken to identify a solution.

  • You may choose to submit a personal essay to a college even if not required.
  • Other changes are included in screenshots from the presentation provided by Common App – Counselor Webinar June 2015

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