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NYT’s Top College Essay Picks for 2016 

What is Common App? The Common application is a college application platform that allows students access to over 600 member colleges. In 2015, about 800,000 students applied through the Common App. There is an array of member colleges, ranging from private, public, religious and liberal arts schools. All member colleges are not-for-profit and accredited (if within the US).

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