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Rolling Over - Common App

The Common Application rolls over at the end of July. The Application for first-year applicants (Class of 2021) will be offline from July 28-31, 2020. Additionally, the transfer application will close on July 30. Yes, we are approaching August, the month when seniors can officially begin their applications to college. 

With the rollover in process, students can continue to explore 900 colleges and universities that partner with The Common Application. Additionally, students can read up on tips for navigating Colleges Profiles

Most importantly, students who have not yet polished their Common Application essay should be working on their "authentic" story writing. And parents who would like to learn more about college costs can read about making college more affordable!

School Counselors can also prepare for the Class of 2021 by:

  • Viewing our What's New with Common App recorded webinar, which previews what to expect from the coming year's Application.

  • Learning about how the updated Common App Recommender System will help you manage your role in the college application process.

  • Checking out our Common App Ready resources that will help you guide your students through completing their applications successfully.

The Common Application also has a coronavirus resource page. This resource is valuable for students, parents, and counselors as deadlines, application requirements, and more change as the new academic year unfolds.

The Common Application also has a Solutions Center team available 24/7/365 to help with any questions!

Remember Williams Educational Consultants is also available to guide and assist students with their college application process.

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