2017-2018 Essay Prompts - The Common Application

The Common Application essay prompts are . Obviously, if you are moved by one prompt over the other and feel you have a really great idea, then any one of them will work. However, after sifting through thousands of essays, I’ve learned that some prompts have a few special considerations—and potential pitfalls—to keep in mind...

We are pleased to share the 2017-2018 Common Application essay prompts with you.

Your application will be full of information that illuminates dimensions of you and your abilities, but only the essay gives you a vehicle to speak, in your own voice, about something personally significant.


2017-18 Common Application Essay Prompts: Tips, …

6 Tips For Writing the Common Application Essay

The purpose of the essay portion of the Loyola application is to give you the opportunity to make a personal statement and to demonstrate your creativity and ability to organize and express your thoughts.