What are the 2015-16 Common Application Essay Prompts?

The essay demonstrates your ability to write clearly and concisely on a selected topic and helps you distinguish yourself in your own voice. What do you want the readers of your application to know about you apart from courses, grades, and test scores?

Want even more information on the Writing Section and filling out the personal essay? This video will walk you through the process of filling out the Writing Section of the Common App.  

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