Activity Short Answer Essay Excluded from 2013-2014 Common Application

The Common Application Facebook Page revealed another significant change to the application:

Since many of you are asking: the current short answer question (discuss an activity) will NOT be part of the main application in CA4. Instead, members will choose whether or not to ask this question (or a version of it) on their writing supplements.

The prompt for the Short Answer on the Common Application “Please briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work experiences in the space below (1,000 character maximum)” provided students with a brief, but important, opportunity to share their passions and personality.

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