II. SOME IMPORTANT IMPROVEMENTS IN THE COMMON APP
The Common App people have made some useful changes to their application essay section. Here are the five essay questions: A. NEW/IMPROVED WRITING SECTION
Personal Essay PromptsIn the Common Application section, left column, Writing tab, applicants can choose one of the following five essays about which to write their personal essay in 250-650 words:
1. Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.2. The lessons we take from failure can be fundamental to later success. Recount an incident or time when you experienced failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?3. Reflect on a time when you challenged a belief or idea. What prompted you to act? Would you make the same decision again?4. Describe a problem you've solved or a problem you'd like to solve. It can be an intellectual challenge, a research query, an ethical dilemma-anything that is of personal importance, no matter the scale. Explain its significance to you and what steps you took or could be taken to identify a solution.5. Discuss an accomplishment or event, formal or informal, that marked your transition from childhood to adulthood within your culture, community, or family.
New to the Writing section is that students now have Bold (B), Italic (I) and Underline (U) fonts to use in their essays. Additional Information Essay
Like last year, applicants are invited to "Provide an answer if they wish to provide details of circumstances or qualifications not reflected in the application," using up to 650 words.
Writing a personal essay prompt does not require any specific format or style. It is written in same manner as any other essay, so it does not require you to do extensive research. In fact writing personal essay prompt can be a lighted hearted experience. It is a very lenient domain of writing. You are required to input any of your personal experience. Since your childhood you must have experienced many unique and interesting things, you can recall any of them to write your personal essay prompt. You can also narrate some sad experience of your life. While writing personal you should take care that you need to write your essay with true emotions as you have to draw the attention of your reader towards your work. Reader should never feel that your feelings are not genuine or the incident you are narrating is not authentic.
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