AO Advice: Understanding the Common App

In this webinar, our former admissions officer Chelsea Holley will demystify the Common Application, a widely used platform for college admissions in the United States. We’ll walk you through the ins and outs of the Common App, ensuring that you and your parents are equipped with the essential knowledge to tackle the college application process with confidence.

Key Learnings:

  • What is the Common App? We’ll introduce you to the Common Application and explain why it has become a crucial part of the college application landscape.
  • Navigating the Common App: We’ll guide you through the various sections and components of the Common Application, ensuring you understand how to fill in your personal information, academic history, extracurricular activities, and more.
  • Handling Supplemental Materials: Many colleges require additional materials, such as recommendation letters and portfolios. We’ll discuss how to gather and submit these materials seamlessly.
  • Application Timelines: Understanding the timeline is crucial for a stress-free application process. Chelsea will provide a comprehensive overview of important deadlines and the best practices for meeting them.
  • Common Mistakes to Avoid: Learn from the experience of our AO as they highlight common pitfalls and mistakes that applicants often make during the application process.
  • Q&A Session: Towards the end of the webinar, we’ll open the floor for a live Q&A session. Ask our AO anything you want to know about college applications!

Join us for this empowering webinar, and let our expert AO take the guesswork out of the Common App! By the end of the session, you’ll feel more confident and prepared to create a standout college application.

Date 08/20/2023
Duration 1:00:59