January 17, 2014
The Common Application (informally known as the Common App) is an undergraduate college admission application that applicants may use to apply to any of 517 member colleges and universities in 47 states and the District of Columbia, as well as in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and United Kingdom. It is managed by the staff of a not-for-profit membership association (The Common Application, Inc.) and governed by a 13-member volunteer Board of Directors drawn from the ranks of college admission deans and secondary school college guidance counselors. Its mission is to encourage the use of “holistic admission” a process that includes subjective factors gleaned from essays and recommendations alongside more objective criteria such as class rank and standardized testing. Read more about Common Application from Wikipedia.
In 2013-2014 school year the common app has experience problems that mostly have been fixed throughout the year. Class 101 is a big propontent of using the commonapp to help streamline a process that is very overwhelming. Feel free to contact any of our locations on different issues on how to work with the common app or just how to start the process of applying to college.
June 16, 2022
It was a long process of touring campuses, emailing admissions officials, and learning about different programs. Weeks after submitting their test scores and college essays through the Common App, a letter arrives in the mail for your child. It thanks them for applying and congratulates them for being one of the students accepted for the […]Read More >
April 28, 2022
Applying to college can be intense, especially when it comes to finding ways to stand out on your college application. But we know how to set you above your competition. With jobs, volunteer work, and athletics students can distinguish themselves from their peers. More than good grades and test scores, extracurriculars and other experiences can […]Read More >
April 8, 2022
Countdown to application season starts NOW. Are you ready? • Free Webinar Alert! • Class of 2023, application season is right around the corner! That means no more putting off those essays or standardized tests. It’s time to put all the pieces for your application together for the colleges you are most excited to attend. […]Read More >