The Common Application includes essay prompts for your personal essay. In addition to the personal essay, you are also required to complete the Stanford Questions, which you can access and submit through the Common Application once you add Stanford University to your list of colleges.
All questions have to be answered.
We’ll go over the best ways to approach the 'Why This College" essay and provide helpful tips to help you write an effective essay that impresses admission officers.
Your essays are a chance for admissions officers to get to know you beyond your grades, test scores, and ECLs. But how do you craft essays that reflect who you are AND impress the admissions officers?
Supplemental essays are required by many highly selective institutions in addition to the personal essay included in your Common Application. You can learn all about what they are and why they’re important here.