This is your step-by-step, section-by-section guide to completing the Common App! Below you’ll find instructional videos that will guide you through each section of the third “tab” in the Common Application – which is the heart of the application itself.
We hope these short videos will answer your questions about each section of the Common App! The videos below discuss each individual section.
Here’s our YouTube playlist with all of the Common App videos described below!
Completing the Common App – Profile Section
In this 6-minute video, we review how to fill out the Profile section of the Common Application. This section requests basic information about where you live, what languages you speak, your citizenship and a few other details.
Completing the Common App – Family Section
We cover filling out the Family section in under three minutes! You’ll need to enter information about your mom and dad – including where they att...more
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