The Common application is a online application that helps you search and apply for the college you want to go to. This classed really helped me by seeing the university I wanna go to and getting a understand on application when you apply for the university or college. When applying for the common app they need to know the major they wanna do, what career they wanna do in the future, and what college or university they wanna go too. It’s important for students to do research on the college before you apply because you wanna know the background of the school. It’s important to write a strong college essay so they get know you better as a person. Some tips on writing a strong college essay is be honest and be yourself and stay on topic. Some tips on telling your own story is be yourself and tell the reader who you are as a person.