The “common app” is an application used for private colleges I think. It is pretty much just questions asked on most college applications. One of the topics is writing about your own interests or something along those lines, which is the topic I used.
Students need to prepare a story about them that is important to fill out the common application.
It’s important to research colleges before applying to them because it would be good to know how well their classes are and what majors or minors they have.
It’s important to write a strong college essay so whoever reads it will know you’re one of the right people to go there.
Some tips for writing a great college essay is to have it peer edited by old teachers.
A way to tell my story and engage the reader’s is just by being honest, just typing out my thoughts and fixing what needs to be fixed later.