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.
October 19, 2023
What a College Resume Can Do For You It can be hard for students to talk about themselves. Many don’t like to write down their accomplishments for an admissions office. Still, it’s a necessary part of the process. Colleges can use resumes—a snapshot of a student’s academic, professional, and personal achievements—to understand their skills and […]Read More >
July 10, 2023
As a high school student, have you ever wondered what a good ACT score is? Are you confused about where to set your target score? Do you feel intimidated by the thought of taking the test and not knowing what score to aim for? So, What is a Good ACT Score? The ACT is a […]Read More >
October 26, 2022
Now that our senior class (Class of 2023) has applied to college, and some have already started being accepted, it’s crunch time for our junior clas That’s why Class 101 started the Super Junior program that starts on November 1st and runs for three months! The program is specifically designed to ensure juniors get ahead of the curve […]Read More >