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Supplemental Essays & Why This College Prompts; COVID’s Impact on College Finance; Goals for Juniors

Written by College Coach Guest Authoron September 9th, 2020

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In theory, college applications like the Common App, The Universal Application, and the Coalition App allow students to write one essay for all colleges. In practice, many colleges also require supplemental essays. We’ll tell you what these are and how to find them, and offer tips on writing the most common prompt—Why This College? We’re also discussing COVID-19’s impact on college finance based on what we are hearing from colleges and families. Finally, we’ll set some goals for juniors returning to high school. To listen to other episodes, visit Getting In: A College Coach Conversation on VoiceAmerica or search for us on Apple PodcastsStitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts. While you’re there, please leave us a rating or review! We appreciate your feedback.


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