Early Deadlines Being Extended Due to the Common App's Glitches

Colleges are appropriately responding to the many hurdles they and their students are facing due to the Common App's major glitches, with UNC and Georgia Tech both extending their early deadlines an additional week. The October 15th early deadline has opened up a whole new can of worms, revealing a host of additional issues to resolve before the even more popular November 1 deadline, from more missing questions (check your College Essay Organizer accounts to make sure you have them all) to sections of essays disappearing during transmission.

Whether or not a resolution will occur is up in the air, with many losing faith fast. While the Common App has admitted to issues, it has been in disagreement with members as to its extent. According to one student's comments, “4 different computers. 4 different locations. 4 different browsers. None work. Hmmm. Not systemic?”

To read more about the Common App's latest issues, read this article.

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