Update: Read the latest tips for the 2017-18 Common App.
While colleges pay very careful attention to the names, facts, and details contained within the six main pages of the Common Application, they are perhaps even more meticulous when reviewing students’ responses to their own school-specific supplements. And, unfortunately for applicants themselves, completing these supplements isn’t always as straightforward as it may seem. Looking for (potentially) concealed essay questions or curious about whether you should attach a résumé to your application? Review our tips below to uncover five important facts about Common App supplements.