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03/07/2021

Does the Common App ask about discipline?

Does the Common App ask about discipline?

Admissions staff members have grappled for years with whether applicants should be required to disclose their high school disciplinary history when applying to college. The Common App will no longer ask college applicants to share whether they got in trouble in high school as part of its standard application process.

How do you add more than 20 colleges on the Common App?

How many colleges can I add to my Dashboard? Common Application member colleges have stipulated that applicants may not add more than 20 colleges. The college list cannot be expanded for any applicant. You can apply to more colleges that have their own application forms or through Coalition for Access & Affordability .

Is 20 colleges too many to apply to?

How much is too much when it comes to college applications? The truth is, you can apply to too many colleges. Even the Common Application recognizes this, and only lets students apply to a maximum of 20 colleges. These colleges should be a mix of target, reach, and likely schools, any of which you’d be happy to attend.

Can I have two common app accounts?

Yes, you will need to create a new account. You can create an account here. Note that you can use the same email address that you used for your original Common App account.

When should I make a common app account?

Students don’t have to wait until Aug. 1 to get started on the Common App. They can create an account at any time and transfer their information into the new app when it opens.

How long does it take to get an acceptance letter from a university?

The university sends formal admissions letters and materials through the mail at a later date. Due to the increased use of online applications, most colleges use electronic notices of some kind. If you submit an online application, you should expect a confirmation email within one to three weeks.

Can you ask a college why you were rejected?

You can ask why you weren’t accepted, but you probably won’t get an answer, at least not what you expected. Sometimes, non-acceptance letters may vaguely explained the reason, but one main reason is that schools usually have lot more applications than then can fulfill.