Here's a link to the Common App Essay Prompts.
Here's a website that contains specific tips for writing about each of the Common App prompts, written by a group called, College Essay Advisors
This is the first radio interview we listened to in class with hints about topics to avoid, and other tips for a successful essay. The Perfect College Essay is from the radio program, "Here and Now."
This is the second radio interview we listened to in class--"How I Got into College"--about how parents can get too involved in trying to help students write their essays. The portion we heard in class was ACT ONE: THE OLD COLLEGE TRY