Here’s a quick quiz for you. Let’s say that you’re applying to five colleges using the Common Application. Each college requires one main personal statement along with two additional supplemental essays. And let’s say you’re also applying to one college on the Coalition Application, one college on the University of California application, one college on the ApplyTexas application, and one college that uses its own school-specific application. How many essays will you need to write in all?
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