Changes to University of Washington's Essay Questions

2000px-university_of_washington_block_w_logo-svgStudents applying to the University of Washington-Seattle should take note that when its application went live recently there were a few differences from what was previewed on its website. The lengths of questions #1 and #3 changed, as did the wording for question #3. These questions have been updated in your College Essay Organizer account. Please find the updates below:

University of Washington-Seattle Question #1

Type
Required for all applicants
Question
Choose ONE topic from the five prompts listed below.
A) Tell a story from your life, describing an experience that either demonstrates your character or helped to shape it.
B) Describe a time when you made a meaningful contribution to others in which the greater good was your focus. Discuss the challenges and rewards of making your contribution.
C) Has there been a time when you've had a long-cherished or accepted belief challenged? How did you respond? How did the challenge affect your beliefs?
D) What is the hardest part of being a teenager now? What's the best part? What advice would you give younger siblings or friends (assuming they would listen to you)?
E) Submit an essay on a topic of your choice.
Length
600 words maximum

University of Washington-Seattle Question #3

Type
Required for all applicants
Question
Choose ONE of the following two topics and write a short essay.
A) The University of Washington seeks to create a community of students richly diverse in cultural backgrounds, experiences, and viewpoints. How would you contribute to this community?
B) Describe an experience of cultural difference, positive or negative, you have had or observed. What did you learn from it?
Tip
You may define culture broadly in Topic 2. For example, it may include ethnicity, customs, values, and ideas, all of which contribute to experiences that students can share with others in college. As you reply to this question, reflect on what you have learned -- about yourself and society -- from an experience of cultural difference.
Length
300 words maximum

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Recently Updated Schools for the 2016-2017 Season

Below are the colleges we've updated as of today for the 2016-2017 application season.

1. Abilene Christian University
2. Academy of Art University
3. Adams State College
4. Adelphi University
5. Agnes Scott College
6. Alaska Pacific University
7. Albany College of Pharmacy of Union University
8. Albion College
9. Albright College
10. Alfred University
11. Allegheny College
12. Alma College
13. American University
14. American University of Paris
15. American University of Rome
16. Amherst College
17. Antioch College
18. Appalachian State University
19. Arizona State University
20. Auburn University
21. Augsburg College
22. Augustana College (IL)
23. Augustana University (SD)
24. Aurora University
25. Austin College
26. Austin Peay State University
27. Babson College
28. Baldwin-Wallace University
29. Ball State University
30. Bar-ilan university
31. Bard College
32. Barnard College
33. Baruch College of the City University of New York
34. Bates College
35. Baylor University
36. Beacon College
37. Becker College
38. Bellarmine University
39. Belmont Abbey College
40. Belmont University
41. Beloit College
42. Bemidji State University
43. Benedict College
44. Bennington College
45. Bentley University
46. Berea College
47. Berklee College of Music
48. Berry College
49. Bethel University
50. Bethune-Cookman University
51. Birmingham-Southern College
52. Bloomfield College
53. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
54. Boise State University
55. Boston College
56. Boston University
57. Bowdoin College
58. Bowling Green State University
59. Bradley University
60. Brandeis University
61. Brevard College
62. Bridgewater College
63. Bridgewater State University
64. Brooklyn College of the City University of New York
65. Brown University
66. Bryant University
67. Bryn Mawr College
68. Bucknell University
69. Butler University
70. Cabrini College
71. California College of the Arts
72. California Institute of Technology
73. California Institute of the Arts
74. California Lutheran University
75. California Maritime Academy
76. California State University-Bakersfield
77. California State University-Channel Islands
78. California State University-Chico
79. California State University-East Bay
80. California State University-Fresno
81. California State University-Fullerton
82. California State University-Long Beach
83. California State University-Los Angeles
84. California State University-Monterey Bay
85. California State University-Northridge
86. California State University-Sacramento
87. Calvin College
88. Campbell University
89. Canisius College
90. Carleton College
91. Carnegie Mellon University
92. Carroll College
93. Carroll University
94. Carthage College
95. Case Western Reserve University
96. Castleton State College
97. Catawba College
98. Catholic University of America
99. Cazenovia College
100. Cedar Crest College
101. Centenary College
102. Centenary College of Louisiana
103. Central Methodist University
104. Central Michigan University
105. Centre College
106. Chaminade University of Honolulu
107. Champlain College
108. Chapman University
109. Chatham University
110. Chicago State University
111. Christendom College
112. Christian Brothers University in TN
113. Christopher Newport University
114. Citadel, The
115. City College of New York
116. Claremont McKenna College
117. Clark Atlanta University
118. Clark University
119. Clarkson University
120. Clemson University
121. Cleveland Institute of Art
122. Cleveland Institute of Music
123. Coastal Carolina University
124. Coe College
125. Colby College
126. Colby-Sawyer College
127. Colgate University
128. College of Charleston
129. College of Idaho
130. College of New Jersey
131. College of New Rochelle
132. College of Saint Elizabeth
133. College of St. Benedict
134. College of St. Joseph
135. College of St. Rose (NY)
136. College of the Atlantic
137. College of the Holy Cross
138. College of the Ozarks
139. College of William and Mary
140. College of Wooster
141. Colorado Christian University
142. Colorado College
143. Colorado Mesa University
144. Colorado State University
145. Columbia College Hollywood
146. Columbia University
147. Columbus State University
148. Concordia College
149. Concordia University
150. Concordia University-Austin
151. Connecticut College
152. Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
153. Cornell College
154. Cornell University
155. Cornish College of the Arts
156. Covenant College
157. Creighton University
158. Curry College
159. Daemen College
160. Dalhousie University
161. Dallas Baptist University
162. Dartmouth College
163. Davidson College
164. Delaware State University
165. DePaul University
166. DePauw University
167. DeSales University
168. Dickinson College
169. Dominican College
170. Dominican University of California
171. Drew University
172. Drexel University
173. Drury University
174. Duke University
175. Duquesne University
176. Earlham College
177. East Carolina University
178. East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
179. East Tennessee State University
180. Eastern Connecticut State University
181. Eastern Mennonite University
182. Eastern Michigan University
183. Eastern University
184. Eckerd College
185. Elizabethtown College
186. Elmhurst College
187. Elmira College
188. Elon University
189. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
190. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott
191. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide Campus
192. Emerson College
193. Emmanuel College
194. Emory and Henry College
195. Emory University
196. Endicott College
197. Erskine College
198. Evergreen State College
199. Fairfield University
200. Fairleigh Dickinson University
201. Fashion Institute of Technology
202. Fayetteville State University
203. Fisher College (MA)
204. Fisk University
205. Flagler College
206. Florida Atlantic University
207. Florida Gulf Coast University
208. Florida Institute of Technology
209. Florida International University
210. Florida Southern College
211. Florida State University
212. Fordham University
213. Fort Valley State University
214. Framingham State University
215. Franklin and Marshall College
216. Franklin Pierce University
217. Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
218. Fresno Pacific University
219. Frostburg State University
220. Furman University
221. Gannon University
222. George Fox University
223. George Mason University
224. George Washington University
225. Georgetown College
226. Georgetown University
227. Georgia College
228. Georgia Institute of Technology
229. Georgia Southern University
230. Georgia State University
231. Gettysburg College
232. Gonzaga University
233. Gordon College
234. Goucher College
235. Green Mountain College
236. Greensboro College
237. Grinnell College
238. Grove City College
239. Guilford College
240. Gustavus Adolphus College
241. Hamilton College
242. Hamline University
243. Hampden-Sydney College
244. Hampshire College
245. Harding University
246. Hartwick College
247. Harvard University
248. Harvey Mudd College
249. Hastings College
250. Haverford College
251. Hawaii Pacific University
252. Hendrix College
253. High Point University
254. Hillsdale College
255. Hiram College
256. Hobart and William Smith Colleges
257. Hofstra University
258. Hollins University
259. Hood College
260. Hope College
261. Houghton College
262. Howard University
263. Idaho State University
264. Illinois Institute of Technology
265. Illinois State University
266. Illinois Wesleyan University
267. Indiana University
268. Indiana University of Pennsylvania
269. Iona College
270. Iowa State University
271. Ithaca College
272. Jacksonville University
273. James Madison University
274. John Carroll University
275. Johns Hopkins University
276. Johnson & Wales at Charlotte
277. Johnson & Wales at Charlotte at North Miami
278. Johnson & Wales at Providence
279. Johnson and Wales University at Denver
280. Johnson University Florida
281. Juniata College
282. Kalamazoo College
283. Kansas State University
284. Kean University
285. Keene State College
286. Kent State University
287. Kenyon College
288. Kettering University
289. King's College
290. Knox College
291. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
292. La Salle University
293. La Sierra University
294. Lafayette College
295. Laguna College of Art and Design
296. Lake Erie College
297. Lake Forest College
298. Lamar University
299. Lasell College
300. Lawrence University
301. Le Moyne College
302. Lebanon Valley College
303. Lees-McRae College
304. Lehigh University
305. Lenoir-Rhyne University
306. Lesley University
307. Lewis & Clark College
308. Liberty University
309. Linfield College
310. Lipscomb University
311. Long Island University-Brooklyn
312. Long Island University/C.W. Post Campus
313. Longwood University
314. Louisiana State University
315. Louisiana State University-Shreveport
316. Louisiana Tech University
317. Loyola Marymount University
318. Loyola University Chicago
319. Loyola University Maryland
320. Luther College
321. Lycoming College
322. Lynchburg College
323. Lyndon State College
324. Lynn University
325. Macalester College
326. Macaulay Honors College at CUNY
327. Maharishi University of Management
328. Maine College of Art
329. Manhattan College
330. Marietta College
331. Marist College
332. Marlboro College
333. Marquette University
334. Marshall University
335. Maryland Institute College of Art
336. Marymount Manhattan College
337. Marymount University (VA)
338. Maryville College
339. Maryville University of St. Louis
340. Marywood University
341. Massachusetts College of Art & Design
342. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
343. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
344. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
345. Massachusetts Maritime Academy
346. McDaniel College
347. McKendree University
348. Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York
349. Menlo College
350. Mercer University
351. Meredith College
352. Merrimack College
353. Messiah College
354. Miami University (OH)
355. Michigan State University
356. Michigan Technological University
357. MidAmerica Nazarene University
358. Middle Tennessee State University
359. Middlebury College
360. Midwestern State University
361. Millersville University of Pennsylvania
362. Millikin University
363. Mills College
364. Millsaps College
365. Milwaukee School of Engineering
366. Misericordia University
367. Mississippi College
368. Mississippi State University
369. Missouri State University
370. Missouri University of Science and Technology
371. Mitchell College
372. Molloy College
373. Monmouth University
374. Montana State University-Bozeman
375. Montclair State University
376. Montreat College
377. Montserrat College of Art
378. Moravian College
379. Morehouse College
380. Morgan State University
381. Mount Holyoke College
382. Mount Ida College
383. Mount Saint Mary College
384. Mount St. Mary's University (MD)
385. Muhlenberg College
386. Murray State University
387. Muskingum University
388. Nazareth College
389. Nebraska Wesleyan University
390. New College of Florida
391. New Jersey Institute of Technology
392. New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology
393. New Mexico State University
394. New World School of the Arts
395. New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York
396. New York Institute of Technology
397. New York University
398. Newbury College
399. Niagara University
400. Nichols College
401. Norfolk State University
402. North Carolina State University-Raleigh
403. North Central College
404. Northeastern University
405. Northern Arizona University
406. Northern Illinois University
407. Northwest Missouri State University
408. Northwestern University
409. Notre Dame de Namur University
410. Nova Southeastern University
411. Oberlin College
412. Occidental College
413. Oglethorpe University
414. Ohio Northern University
415. Ohio State University-Columbus
416. Ohio University
417. Ohio Wesleyan University
418. Oklahoma City University
419. Oklahoma State University
420. Old Dominion University
421. Olivet College
422. Oregon Institute of Technology
423. Oregon State University
424. Otterbein University
425. Pace University
426. Pacific Lutheran University
427. Pacific Northwest College of Art
428. Pacific Union College
429. Pacific University (OR)
430. Palm Beach Atlantic University
431. Paul Smith's College
432. Peabody Institute
433. Pennsylvania College of Art and Design
434. Pepperdine University
435. Philadelphia University
436. Pine Manor College
437. Pitzer College
438. Plymouth State University
439. Point Loma Nazarene University
440. Point Park University
441. Pomona College
442. Portland State University
443. Pratt Institute
444. Presbyterian College
445. Prescott College
446. Princeton University
447. Providence College
448. Purdue University-North Central
449. Purdue University-West Lafayette
450. Queens College of the City University of New York
451. Queens University of Charlotte
452. Quest University
453. Quinnipiac University
454. Radford University
455. Ramapo College of New Jersey
456. Randolph College
457. Randolph-Macon College
458. Reed College
459. Regis College
460. Regis University
461. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
462. Rhode Island College
463. Rhode Island School of Design
464. Rhodes College
465. Rice University
466. Rider University
467. Ringling College of Art & Design
468. Ripon College
469. Roanoke College
470. Rochester Institute of Technology
471. Rockland Community College
472. Roger WIlliams University
473. Rollins College
474. Roosevelt University
475. Rosemont College
476. Rowan University
477. Russell Sage College
478. Rutgers-New Brunswick
479. Rutgers-Newark
480. Sacred Heart University
481. Sage College of Albany
482. Saint Anselm College
483. Saint Joseph's College of Maine
484. Saint Joseph's University
485. Saint Leo University
486. Saint Martin's University
487. Saint Mary's College (CA)
488. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
489. Saint Michael's College
490. Saint Peter's University
491. Saint Vincent College
492. Salem College
493. Salem State University
494. Salisbury University
495. Salve Regina University
496. Samford University
497. San Diego State University
498. San Francisco Conservatory of Music
499. San Francisco State University
500. San Jose City College
501. San Jose State University
502. Santa Clara University
503. Santa Fe Community College
504. Santa Fe University of Art and Design
505. Santa Monica College
506. Sarah Lawrence College
507. Savannah College of Art and Design
508. Savannah State University
509. Scripps College
510. Seattle Pacific University
511. Seattle University
512. Seton Hall University
513. Seton Hill University
514. Shenandoah University
515. Shepherd University
516. Shorter University
517. Siena College
518. Simmons College
519. Skidmore College
520. Slippery Rock University
521. Smith College
522. Soka University of America
523. Sonoma State University
524. South Carolina State University
525. South Dakota State University
526. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
527. Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
528. Southern Methodist University
529. Southern Nazarene University
530. Southern New Hampshire University
531. Southern University at New Orleans
532. Spelman College
533. Spring Hill College
534. Springfield College
535. St. Bonaventure University
536. St. Catherine University
537. St. Edward's University
538. St. George's University
539. St. John Fisher College
540. St. John's College (MD)
541. St. John's College (NM)
542. St. John's University (NY)
543. St. Louis College of Pharmacy
544. St. Mary's College
545. St. Mary's College of Maryland
546. St. Norbert College
547. St. Olaf College
548. St. Petersburg College
549. St. Thomas Aquinas College
550. Stanford University
551. State University of New York - College of Environmental Science and Forestry
552. State University of New York at Albany
553. State University of New York at Binghamton
554. State University of New York at Buffalo State College
555. State University of New York at Cortland
556. State University of New York at Fredonia
557. State University of New York at New Paltz
558. State University of New York at Old Westbury
559. State University of New York at Oneonta
560. State University of New York at Oswego
561. State University of New York at Plattsburgh
562. State University of New York at Potsdam
563. State University of New York at Stony Brook
564. State University of New York-University at Buffalo
565. Stephen F. Austin State University
566. Stephens College
567. Sterling College
568. Stetson University
569. Stevens Institute of Technology
570. Stevenson University
571. Stonehill College
572. Suffolk University
573. Susquehanna University
574. Swarthmore College
575. Sweet Briar College
576. Syracuse University
577. Tarleton State University
578. Technion university
579. Temple University
580. Texas A&M University-College Station
581. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
582. Texas A&M University-Galveston
583. Texas Christian University
584. Texas State University
585. Texas Tech University
586. Texas Woman's University
587. The King's College
588. The New School for Drama
589. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
590. Thomas Aquinas College
591. Tiffin University
592. Touro College
593. Towson University
594. Transylvania University
595. Trine University
596. Trinity College (CT)
597. Trinity University
598. Troy University
599. Truman State University
600. Tufts University
601. Tulane University
602. Tusculum College
603. Tuskegee University
604. Union College
605. United States Air Force Academy
606. United States Coast Guard Academy
607. United States Merchant Marine Academy
608. United States Naval Academy
609. Unity College
610. University of Akron
611. University of Alabama
612. University of Alabama-Birmingham
613. University of Alabama-Huntsville
614. University of Alaska-Southeast
615. University of Arizona
616. University of Arkansas
617. University of Bridgeport
618. University of British Columbia
619. University of California-Berkeley
620. University of California-Davis
621. University of California-Irvine
622. University of California-Los Angeles
623. University of California-Merced
624. University of California-Riverside
625. University of California-San Diego
626. University of California-Santa Barbara
627. University of California-Santa Cruz
628. University of Central Florida
629. University of Chicago
630. University of Cincinnati
631. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
632. University of Colorado-Boulder
633. University of Colorado-Denver
634. University of Connecticut
635. University of Dallas
636. University of Dayton
637. University of Delaware
638. University of Denver
639. University of Detroit Mercy
640. University of Edinburgh
641. University of Evansville
642. University of Findlay
643. University of Florida
644. University of Great Falls
645. University of Hartford
646. University of Hawaii-Manoa
647. University of Houston
648. University of Idaho
649. University of Illinois-Chicago
650. University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign
651. University of Indianapolis
652. University of Iowa
653. University of Kansas
654. University of Kentucky
655. University of La Verne
656. University of Louisiana at Lafayette
657. University of Louisville
658. University of Maine-Farmington
659. University of Maine-Orono
660. University of Mary
661. University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
662. University of Mary Washington
663. University of Maryland Eastern Shore
664. University of Maryland-Baltimore County
665. University of Maryland-College Park
666. University of Maryland-University College
667. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
668. University of Massachusetts-Amherst
669. University of Massachusetts-Boston
670. University of Massachusetts-Lowell
671. University of Memphis
672. University of Miami
673. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
674. University of Minnesota-Morris
675. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
676. University of Mississippi
677. University of Missouri-Columbia
678. University of Missouri-Kansas city
679. University of Montevallo
680. University of Mount Union
681. University of Nebraska-Omaha
682. University of Nevada-Las Vegas
683. University of Nevada-Reno
684. University of New England
685. University of New Hampshire
686. University of New Hampshire at Manchester
687. University of New Haven
688. University of New Mexico
689. University of New Orleans
690. University of North Carolina-Asheville
691. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
692. University of North Carolina-Charlotte
693. University of North Carolina-Wilmington
694. University of North Dakota
695. University of North Georgia
696. University of North Texas
697. University of Northern Colorado
698. University of Notre Dame
699. University of Oklahoma
700. University of Oregon
701. University of Pennsylvania
702. University of Pittsburgh
703. University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg
704. University of Portland
705. University of Puget Sound
706. University of Redlands
707. University of Rhode Island
708. University of Richmond
709. University of Rochester
710. University of San Diego
711. University of San Francisco
712. University of Saskatchewan
713. University of Scranton
714. University of South Carolina-Columbia
715. University of South Dakota
716. University of South Florida
717. University of South Florida-St. Petersburg Campus
718. University of Southern California
719. University of Southern Maine
720. University of St. Andrews
721. University of St. Thomas
722. University of Tampa
723. University of Tennessee
724. University of Texas-Arlington
725. University of Texas-Austin
726. University of Texas-Dallas
727. University of Texas-El Paso
728. University of Texas-San Antonio
729. University of the Pacific
730. University of the Sciences
731. University of Toronto
732. University of Tulsa
733. University of Utah
734. University of Vermont
735. University of Victoria
736. University of Virginia
737. University of Washington-Seattle
738. University of West Florida
739. University of Wisconsin-Madison
740. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
741. University of Wisconsin-River Falls
742. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
743. University of Wyoming
744. Ursinus College
745. Utah State University
746. Utica College
747. Valdosta State University
748. Valparaiso University
749. Vanderbilt University
750. Vanguard University of Southern California
751. Vassar College
752. Villanova University
753. Virginia Commonwealth University
754. Virginia Military Institute
755. Virginia Tech
756. Virginia Wesleyan College
757. Wabash College
758. Wagner College
759. Wake Forest University
760. Warren Wilson College
761. Wartburg College
762. Washington and Jefferson College
763. Washington and Lee University
764. Washington College
765. Washington State University
766. Washington University in St. Louis
767. Webb Institute
768. Weber State University
769. Wellesley College
770. Wells College
771. Wentworth Institute of Technology
772. Wentworth Military Academy and College
773. Wesleyan College
774. Wesleyan University
775. West Chester University of Pennsylvania
776. West Virginia University
777. Western Carolina University
778. Western Connecticut State University
779. Western Michigan University
780. Western New England University
781. Western Oregon University
782. Western State Colorado University
783. Western Washington University
784. Westminster College (MO)
785. Westminster College (PA)
786. Westmont College
787. Wheaton College
788. Wheaton College (IL)
789. Wheelock College (MA)
790. Whitman College
791. Whittier College
792. Whitworth University
793. Widener University
794. Willamette University
795. William Jewell College
796. William Paterson University
797. Williams College
798. Wingate University
799. Winona State University (MN)
800. Winthrop University
801. Wittenberg University
802. Wofford College
803. Woodbury University
804. Worcester Polytechnic Institute
805. Worcester State University
806. Wright State University
807. Xavier University (OH)
808. Xavier University of Louisiana
809. Yale University
810. Yeshiva University
811. York College of Pennsylvania
812. York College of the City University of New York

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Recently Updated Schools for the 2016-2017 Season

Below are the colleges we've updated as of today for the 2016-2017 application season.

1. Academy of Art University
2. Adams State College
3. Alaska Pacific University
4. Alma College
5. Amherst College
6. Arizona State University
7. Aurora University
8. Austin Peay State University
9. Babson College
10. Bates College
11. Baylor University
12. Beacon College
13. Becker College
14. Bemidji State University
15. Benedict College
16. Berklee College of Music
17. Birmingham-Southern College
18. Boise State University
19. Bowdoin College
20. Bowling Green State University
21. California Maritime Academy
22. California State University-Bakersfield
23. California State University-Channel Islands
24. California State University-Chico
25. California State University-East Bay
26. California State University-Fresno
27. California State University-Fullerton
28. California State University-Long Beach
29. California State University-Los Angeles
30. California State University-Monterey Bay
31. California State University-Northridge
32. California State University-Sacramento
33. Canisius College
34. Central Michigan University
35. Chicago State University
36. Coastal Carolina University
37. Colgate University
38. College of Saint Elizabeth
39. College of St. Joseph
40. College of St. Rose (NY)
41. Concordia College
42. Connecticut College
43. Cornell University
44. Daemen College
45. Dartmouth College
46. Delaware State University
47. DeSales University
48. Dominican College
49. Duke University
50. Duquesne University
51. East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
52. East Tennessee State University
53. Eastern Mennonite University
54. Elmira College
55. Emmanuel College
56. Endicott College
57. Fairleigh Dickinson University
58. Florida Institute of Technology
59. Florida International University
60. Florida Southern College
61. Fort Valley State University
62. Franklin and Marshall College
63. Gannon University
64. George Washington University
65. Georgetown University
66. Georgia Institute of Technology
67. Georgia Southern University
68. Gettysburg College
69. Grinnell College
70. Hamilton College
71. Harding University
72. Hartwick College
73. Harvard University
74. Hastings College
75. Hollins University
76. Hope College
77. Howard University
78. Idaho State University
79. Indiana University
80. Indiana University of Pennsylvania
81. Iona College
82. Iowa State University
83. Jacksonville University
84. Johns Hopkins University
85. Johnson & Wales at Charlotte
86. Johnson & Wales at Charlotte at North Miami
87. Johnson & Wales at Providence
88. Johnson and Wales University at Denver
89. Kansas State University
90. Kean University
91. Kent State University
92. Kettering University
93. Lamar University
94. Lenoir-Rhyne University
95. Long Island University/C.W. Post Campus
96. Louisiana State University
97. Louisiana State University-Shreveport
98. Louisiana Tech University
99. Luther College
100. Lynchburg College
101. Lyndon State College
102. Manhattan College
103. Marywood University
104. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
105. McKendree University
106. Menlo College
107. Mercer University
108. Merrimack College
109. Michigan Technological University
110. MidAmerica Nazarene University
111. Middle Tennessee State University
112. Middlebury College
113. Midwestern State University
114. Millikin University
115. Millsaps College
116. Mississippi College
117. Missouri State University
118. Molloy College
119. Morehouse College
120. Nebraska Wesleyan University
121. New College of Florida
122. New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology
123. New Mexico State University
124. Niagara University
125. Northeastern University
126. Northwestern University
127. Notre Dame de Namur University
128. Oklahoma State University
129. Olivet College
130. Oregon Institute of Technology
131. Oregon State University
132. Pepperdine University
133. Pomona College
134. Portland State University
135. Randolph College
136. Regis University
137. Rhode Island College
138. Rhodes College
139. Ringling College of Art & Design
140. Rockland Community College
141. Roosevelt University
142. Sacred Heart University
143. Saint Joseph's College of Maine
144. Saint Leo University
145. Saint Martin's University
146. San Diego State University
147. San Francisco State University
148. San Jose City College
149. San Jose State University
150. Santa Fe Community College
151. Santa Fe University of Art and Design
152. Santa Monica College
153. Savannah State University
154. Seton Hill University
155. Shorter University
156. Skidmore College
157. Sonoma State University
158. South Carolina State University
159. South Dakota State University
160. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
161. Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
162. Southern Nazarene University
163. Southern University at New Orleans
164. Spring Hill College
165. St. John's University (NY)
166. St. Mary's College
167. St. Petersburg College
168. St. Thomas Aquinas College
169. Stanford University
170. State University of New York at Albany
171. State University of New York at Binghamton
172. State University of New York at Buffalo State College
173. State University of New York at Cortland
174. State University of New York at Fredonia
175. Stephens College
176. Tarleton State University
177. Texas A&M University-College Station
178. Trine University
179. Trinity College (CT)
180. Troy University
181. Tufts University
182. Tulane University
183. Tusculum College
184. Tuskegee University
185. United States Air Force Academy
186. University of Alabama
187. University of Alabama-Huntsville
188. University of Alaska-Southeast
189. University of Arizona
190. University of California-Berkeley
191. University of California-Davis
192. University of California-Irvine
193. University of California-Los Angeles
194. University of California-Merced
195. University of California-Riverside
196. University of California-San Diego
197. University of California-Santa Barbara
198. University of California-Santa Cruz
199. University of Chicago
200. University of Colorado-Boulder
201. University of Edinburgh
202. University of Florida
203. University of Idaho
204. University of Mary
205. University of Maryland Eastern Shore
206. University of Maryland-College Park
207. University of Maryland-University College
208. University of Memphis
209. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
210. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
211. University of Montevallo
212. University of Nebraska-Omaha
213. University of New Hampshire at Manchester
214. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
215. University of North Dakota
216. University of Notre Dame
217. University of Pennsylvania
218. University of Pittsburgh
219. University of Richmond
220. University of Saskatchewan
221. University of South Dakota
222. University of Texas-Austin
223. University of Texas-El Paso
224. University of Toronto
225. University of Victoria
226. University of Virginia
227. University of Washington-Seattle
228. University of Wyoming
229. Utah State University
230. Villanova University
231. Wake Forest University
232. Warren Wilson College
233. Webb Institute
234. Weber State University
235. Wentworth Military Academy and College
236. Western Michigan University
237. Widener University
238. Williams College
239. Winona State University (MN)
240. Wright State University
241. Yeshiva University

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Recently Updated Colleges for the 2016-2017 Season

Below are the colleges we've updated for the 2016-2017 application season.

You'll also notice that the asterisk before each of the following colleges has been removed in our database, indicating that the college is now updated:

  1. Academy of Art University
  2. Adams State College
  3. Amherst College
  4. Aurora University
  5. Austin Peay State University
  6. Babson College
  7. Bates College
  8. Beacon College
  9. Becker College
  10. Bemidji State University
  11. Berklee College of Music
  12. Birmingham-Southern College
  13. Boise State University
  14. Bowdoin College
  15. California Maritime Academy
  16. California State University-Bakersfield
  17. California State University-Channel Islands
  18. California State University-Chico
  19. California State University-East Bay
  20. California State University-Fresno
  21. California State University-Fullerton
  22. California State University-Long Beach
  23. California State University-Los Angeles
  24. California State University-Monterey Bay
  25. California State University-Northridge
  26. California State University-Sacramento
  27. Canisius College
  28. Central Michigan University
  29. Coastal Carolina University
  30. Colgate University
  31. College of Saint Elizabeth
  32. College of St. Rose (NY)
  33. Concordia College
  34. Connecticut College
  35. Daemen College
  36. Dartmouth College
  37. DeSales University
  38. Dominican College
  39. Duke University
  40. East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
  41. East Tennessee State University
  42. Elmira College
  43. Emmanuel College
  44. Florida Institute of Technology
  45. Florida Southern College
  46. Fort Valley State University
  47. Franklin and Marshall College
  48. Gannon University
  49. George Washington University
  50. Georgetown University
  51. Georgia Institute of Technology
  52. Gettysburg College
  53. Hamilton College
  54. Harding University
  55. Hartwick College
  56. Hastings College
  57. Hollins University
  58. Howard University
  59. Idaho State University
  60. Iowa State University
  61. Jacksonville University
  62. Johns Hopkins University
  63. Johnson & Wales at Charlotte
  64. Johnson & Wales at Charlotte at North Miami
  65. Johnson & Wales at Providence
  66. Kean University
  67. Lamar University
  68. Lenoir-Rhyne University
  69. Louisiana State University
  70. Louisiana State University-Shreveport
  71. Louisiana Tech University
  72. Luther College
  73. Manhattan College
  74. Marywood University
  75. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
  76. Merrimack College
  77. MidAmerica Nazarene University
  78. Middlebury College
  79. Midwestern State University
  80. Mississippi College
  81. Molloy College
  82. New College of Florida
  83. New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology
  84. New Mexico State University
  85. Northeastern University
  86. Northwestern University
  87. Oklahoma State University
  88. Olivet College
  89. Oregon Institute of Technology
  90. Pepperdine University
  91. Pomona College
  92. Portland State University
  93. Randolph College
  94. Regis University
  95. Rhode Island College
  96. Ringling College of Art & Design
  97. Rockland Community College
  98. Roosevelt University
  99. Sacred Heart University
  100. Saint Joseph's College of Maine
  101. Saint Martin's University
  102. San Diego State University
  103. San Francisco State University
  104. San Jose City College
  105. San Jose State University
  106. Santa Fe University of Art and Design
  107. Seton Hill University
  108. Shorter University
  109. South Carolina State University
  110. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
  111. Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
  112. Southern Nazarene University
  113. Southern University at New Orleans
  114. St. John's University (NY)
  115. St. Mary's College
  116. St. Thomas Aquinas College
  117. Stanford University
  118. State University of New York at Binghamton
  119. State University of New York at Buffalo State College
  120. State University of New York at Cortland
  121. State University of New York at Fredonia
  122. Stephens College
  123. Tarleton State University
  124. Trine University
  125. Trinity College (CT)
  126. Troy University
  127. Tufts University
  128. Tulane University
  129. Tusculum College
  130. Tuskegee University
  131. United States Air Force Academy
  132. University of Alabama
  133. University of Alaska-Southeast
  134. University of California-Berkeley
  135. University of California-Davis
  136. University of California-Irvine
  137. University of California-Los Angeles
  138. University of California-Merced
  139. University of California-Riverside
  140. University of California-San Diego
  141. University of California-Santa Barbara
  142. University of California-Santa Cruz
  143. University of Chicago
  144. University of Colorado-Boulder
  145. University of Florida
  146. University of Mary
  147. University of Maryland-College Park
  148. University of Maryland-University College
  149. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  150. University of Montevallo
  151. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  152. University of North Dakota
  153. University of Pennsylvania
  154. University of Saskatchewan
  155. University of Texas-Austin
  156. University of Texas-El Paso
  157. University of Toronto
  158. University of Victoria
  159. University of Virginia
  160. University of Washington-Seattle
  161. Villanova University
  162. Wake Forest University
  163. Warren Wilson College
  164. Webb Institute
  165. Widener University
  166. Williams College
  167. Winona State University (MN)
  168. Wright State University

Only a few colleges post their new questions this early. Most colleges will update in late July/Aug, and we'll be right on top of them all for you. We will also be updating many colleges before the Common App goes live Aug 1.

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Schools Recently Updated for the 2016/2017 Application Season

Below is a list of schools that have been updated so far in College Essay Organizer for the 2016-2017 application season.

  1. Amherst College
  2. Babson College
  3. Bates College
  4. Bowdoin College
  5. Colgate University
  6. Dartmouth College
  7. Duke University
  8. Franklin and Marshall College
  9. George Washington University
  10. Georgetown University
  11. Georgia Institute of Technology
  12. Hamilton College
  13. Johns Hopkins University
  14. Middlebury College
  15. Molloy College
  16. Northeastern University
  17. Northwestern University
  18. Oklahoma State University
  19. Pepperdine University
  20. Pomona College
  21. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
  22. Stanford University
  23. Trinity College (CT)
  24. Tufts University
  25. University of California-Berkeley
  26. University of California-Davis
  27. University of California-Irvine
  28. University of California-Los Angeles
  29. University of California-Merced
  30. University of California-Riverside
  31. University of California-San Diego
  32. University of California-Santa Barbara
  33. University of California-Santa Cruz
  34. University of Chicago
  35. University of Florida
  36. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  37. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  38. University of Pennsylvania
  39. University of Texas-Austin
  40. University of Victoria
  41. University of Virginia
  42. University of Washington-Seattle
  43. Villanova University
  44. Warren Wilson College
  45. Williams College

Only a few colleges post their new questions this early. Most colleges will update in July/August, and we'll be right on top of them all for you. We will also be updating many colleges before the Common App goes live Aug 1.

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University of California Schools Changing Their Essay Questions for 2016-2017 Season

uc schoolsUniversity of California schools have shared one application with the same essay questions for several years. However, this year it has been announced that the old, familiar prompts will be replaced by more personalized questions designed to elicit more relevant information. Fortunately, the schools still want students to have the opportunity to work on their essay questions early, so they have been released! Please find the new essay questions below, and click here to find out more information.

There are 8 essay question options, 4 of which applicants must respond to, and all are of equal importance in the admissions process. Each response is limited to a maximum of 350 words.

1. Describe an example of your leadership experience in which you have positively influenced others, helped resolve disputes, or contributed to group efforts over time.
2. Every person has a creative side, and it can be expressed in many ways: problem solving, original and innovative thinking, and artistically, to name a few. Describe how you express your creative side.
3. What would you say is your greatest talent or skill? How have you developed and demonstrated that talent over time?
4. Describe how you have taken advantage of a significant educational opportunity or worked to overcome an educational barrier you have faced.
5. Describe the most significant challenge you have faced and the steps you have taken to overcome this challenge. How has this challenge affected your academic achievement?
6. Describe your favorite academic subject and explain how it has influenced you.
7. What have you done to make your school or your community a better place?
8. What is the one thing that you think sets you apart from other candidates applying to the University of California?

 

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