The Shakerite

Common Application Team Sends Follow-Up Message

Clara Medalie, Spotlight Editor

November 12, 2013

The Common Application sent an updated response to the Shakerite’s initial media inquiry about the glitches in the website. Common Application employee Kate Connors seemed more than willing to answer any questions the Shak...

Malfunctions Plague Common Application

Clara Medalie and Julia Scharfstein

November 7, 2013

Early decision/action deadlines loom for hundreds of thousands of students around the country. But what are students to do when their application is glitchy? The Common Application, the college application that more than 500 schools us...

Common Application Should Be Common

Samantha Weisner, Opinion Editor

September 19, 2012

As I began applying to college, I looked through the list of schools that use the Common Application. I was unpleasantly surprised to find out that only one of the four schools I was applying to does. Several of my older friends...

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