A Guide To Writing The Covid-19 Essay For The Common App

By Michaela September 11, 2020 College Application Press

For many students, the pandemic has had a lasting impact on their education and lives in general. Colleges and admissions teams are 100% aware of the impact the pandemic has had on their incoming freshman class, which is why there is now a designated space to chronicle your experience on the Common Application in a Covid-19 essay prompt. This new optional 250-word essay will give universities a chance to understand the drastic changes students have experienced and how this has affected them on a personal level.

So, what should you avoid in this essay? How should you approach this essay? Moon Prep founder Kristin Moon has all the answers for you before you sit down to write.

Read Kristen’s full article on Forbes