First Essay Questions Released for 2014-2015 College Application Season

chicagoColleges strive to make the application season less stressful, and releasing essay questions early is one of the best ways that they can do that. Isn't it great knowing that you have three months to work on your essays before school starts up again?

For those of you who have already nailed this year's Common App essay, and are eagerly awaiting your supplemental essays, put University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, University of Virgina, and University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill colleges on your list. You can sign in to your College Essay Organizer account and get started on your supplemental essays now!

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Don't Miss This Chance to Win Money!

We know that you're already thinking about applying to college and all that you'll have to do in the fall. Wouldn't it be great to get a jump-start on that process AND win some money? Well, here's a little motivation! All you need to do is:

1. Create a free account by selecting at least 5 colleges you're applying to or log into your existing account

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2. Pick one of the essay questions from your list and write a compelling first line in response to that question

3. Submit your first line through the "Contests & Scholarships" page in your free member account

  • Grand Prize - $250 (1 winner)
  • 1st runner up - $100 (5 winners)
  • 2nd runner up - $75 (5 winners)
  • 3rd runner up - $50 (10 winners)   

Here's to a great summer and a successful 2014-2015 application season!

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Don't Miss Our Exclusive Webinar for Educational Consultants -- The New Season Has Officially Begun!

The Common App glitches last year created an incredibly stressful, confusing time for many. Fortunately, our proactive, meticulous approach ensured a successful college essay experience for hundreds of consultants and we're eager to take that to a new level this season. Most IECs have already started with College Essay Organizer for this year, so don't wait -- get started now:

Existing members using us directly -- start here
New members using us directly -- start here
CollegePlannerPro members can email us directly to order in bulk -- you'll save money this way! Simply indicate how many student accounts you want.

Join Our Webinar To Kick Off The 2014-2015 Season

Attend our webinar to learn the insider tips and get answers to your questions:

For members using us through CollegePlannerPro: Thursday, June 5 @ 12 noon ET -- Click here to register now

For members using us directly: Tuesday, June 10 @ 12 noon ET -- Click here to register now

The Common App & College Essay Organizer

Here's a snapshot of how we do things that no other site, including the Common App, does. A few highlights are listed below:

1 - We won't wait until August 1. We will continue to update essay questions before Aug 1 and notify you of these updates instantly. Last year, through our special protocol, we updated more than 300 schools prior to Aug 1 and we expect to be just as aggressive and ensure 100% accuracy once again this season.

2 - We'll give you all the essay questions for different programs and departments in one easy place. The Common App promised last year to provide all program-specific questions via each Writing Supplement. They weren't even close! Not only did they have hidden or "stealth" essay questions that made things incredibly confusing and cumbersome, but they also failed to provide hundreds of essay questions required for applicants to particular programs and departments. We will provide them all in one place -- instantly. No one else can boast this!

3 - We've got all the scholarship essay questions the Common App doesn't. The Common App has never listed scholarship essay questions for the colleges and has no plans to do so now. But, as always, we'll have them for you. College Essay Organizer had more than 1,000 scholarship essay questions last season, and that number will continue to grow.

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