As most of you are aware, the 2014-2015 Common Application (CA) launched last Friday, August 1. Our own application, both online and paper, launched earlier in July and questions are already rolling in regarding the differences in the questions asked on each of the applications.
Regardless of which application you submit, you will complete a single extended essay. The CA did not change the prompts they developed for last year’s application. They read as follows (you would write an essay addressing one of these prompts):
Students completing the Wake Forest University application are to respond to our one essay prompt which reads:
Regardless of the application you choose to complete, you will also be prompted to answer our six “In Brief” short response questions. They read:
A link to the Wake Forest University online application and to a PDF of our paper application can be found on our Apply to Wake Forest webpage. If you want to learn more about the CA, visit the Common Application homepage for instructions on creating an account. Regardless of the application you use, know that one is not preferred by us over the other – use whichever format you like!
From The Forest is a blog maintained by members of the Undergraduate Admissions Committee at Wake Forest University. We look forward to sharing our thoughts with you.