Western Joins Common App


Contributed by: Jay Murray, Director of Admissions, Western Connecticut State University Carl Rogers, one of the most influential American psychologists, once said, “The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.” Having been in the admissions world for [...]

2014-15 Essay Prompts


After a positive response from Common Application member colleges and school counselors, The Common Application will retain the current set of first-year essay prompts for 2014-15, without any edits or additions. The essay length will continue to be capped at 650 words. In February of 2013, The [...]