How long should a common app recommendation be?

1,000 words should be plenty.

Who uses Coalition application?

Finally, the Coalition Application is accepted by the following highly selective colleges and universities:

  • Five of the eight Ivy League schools (Columbia, Harvard, Princeton, UPenn, and Yale).
  • Many other highly selective universities, including Stanford, UChicago, Caltech, Northwestern, Vanderbilt, and Johns Hopkins.

What is common application and Coalition application?

What is a Coalition App? Introduced in 2015, The Coalition App is relatively a new application option for prospective students. Similar to the Common App, it is a free platform that colleges and universities can use to offer their applications. Recently more and more schools have started using it.

Can I make a common app account as a junior?

While juniors can go ahead and create accounts just to see the platform and become more familiar with the information the Common App collects, there’s no advantage to filling out the application now as compared to in the fall.

Should I use Applytexas or coalition?

Submitting the Coalition Application does not confer any admissions advantage. No preference is given to either application. It merely gives applicants more options. For most students, submitting Apply Texas may suit them better if they’re applying to schools mostly in Texas.

How many schools can you apply to on coalition app?

150

Does UT Austin require the coalition essay?

What’s Required All freshman applicants must submit a required essay: Topic A in ApplyTexas, or the UT Austin Required Essay in the Coalition application. Please keep your essay between 500–700 words (typically two to three paragraphs).

What is the difference between common and Coalition application?

The Common App activity section allows students to provide up to 10 activities from their high school resume; the Coalition App first asks for your top two and then allows you to provide up to eight. The Common App allows students to integrate with a school’s guidance office using Naviance or eDocs.

Should I do common app or coalition app?

All your schools use the Coalition App and you prefer the Coalition App’s interface and features over those of the Common App. If you want to get started on college applications early and are a fan of the locker feature, for example, the Coalition App will better serve your needs than the Common App will.