• The Common Application

    Official Website: https://www.commonapp.org/

    Common Application Hints

    Common Application Essay Prompts (2023-2024): https://www.commonapp.org/blog/2023-2024-common-app-essay-prompts

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    Essays that Worked

    The CUNY Application

    Official Website: http://www2.cuny.edu/admissions/apply-to-cuny/

    Undergraduates Applicants

    Application Deadlines

    The City University of New York is the public university system of New York City, and the largest urban university in the United States. CUNY and the State University of New York (SUNY) are separate and independent university systems, although both are public institutions that receive funding from New York State. CUNY, however, is additionally funded by the City of New York.

    *Please note: this is SEPARATE from the Common Application

    Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success

    Official Website: http://www.coalitionforcollegeaccess.org/

    Click here for a list of colleges and universities accepted under the Coalition

    The Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success was developed to improve the college application process for all students as they search for and apply to their perfect college. The Coalition is an unprecedented coalition of public and private colleges and universities coming together to improve the college admission and application process for all students. The Coalition is developing a free platform of online tools to streamline the experience of applying to college.

    What is required of Coalition members?

    1. Public universities must have affordable tuition along with need-based financial aid for in-state residents.

    2. Private colleges and universities must provide sufficient financial aid to meet the full, demonstrated need of every domestic student they admit. 

    3. All Coalition schools must also graduate at least 70% of their students within six years.