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Are you wondering if you should write about Covid on your college application? It’s an optional question on the Common App this year, but let’s discuss whether it makes sense to respond…because in this case optional truly means optional. The specific wording of the “Covid essay” is: Community disruptions such as COVID-19 and natural disasters […]
Whether you apply to college using the Common Application, Universal College Application, or individual institutional applications, you will most likely need to write a 400-650 word college essay or personal statement. The prompts for these essays are intentionally broad and open-ended to make it easier for you to find a topic that is personally meaningful. […]