What is the Common Application?

After attending several Secondary School Tertiary Expos around Sydney the last few months a common question is ‘what is the Common Application? To assist, we have written an article on the Common Application and have outlined the recent enhancements for the 2017-2018 application. The Common Application is an undergraduate college admission application system which allows applicants the opportunity to select and apply to member institutions from one online application form. Member institutions include over 700 institutions (of the over 4,000 degree granting institutions in the US) in all states with the exception of North Dakota. They are colleges and universities from the public and private