July 24, 2016—Want to understand the college application process without the pressure of applying?
Explore The Common Application, “The Common App.” The Common App is an online application process for 300 colleges and universities across the U.S.
The Common App for the 2016-17 school year begins on August 1, 2016. But you don’t need to apply to schools to use the application for learning what is required in the application process.
In February, the non-profit began a policy of rolling over the application from one year to the next. The new policy allows students, parents, teachers, media and others to become very familiar with the college application.
Students could create an account on The Common App beginning in grade 9, perhaps even earlier.
There is no requirement or pressure to submit an application.
Not all parts of the application roll over. Watch the video for information.
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