The Common Application is an undergraduate college admission application that applicants may use to apply to any of more than 800 member colleges and universities in 49 states and the District of Columbia, as well as in Canada, China, Japan, and many European countries.
The Common Black College Application is an undergraduate college admission application that applicants may use to apply up to 54 colleges and univerisities for one application fee of $20.
Colleges that Accept Application Fee Waivers
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FREE Applications_Going Merry Partner Colleges
Seniors can secure college application fee waivers through Going Merry!
By indicating interest in Franklin & Marshall’s financial aid through Going Merry, we can secure students an application waiver--making the previously $60 application now totally free.
We’re working on similar setups with our other partner schools, which are:
- Arizona State University
- Centre College
- Denison University
- Franklin & Marshall College
- MSU Texas
- Northwestern University
- Ohio Wesleyan University
- Rice University
- Southern Methodist University
- Stanford University
- University of Tampa
- University of Virginia
Students have to indicate their interest via the above Going Merry links ONLY.
Step-by-Step Guide to Applying to College1.Take either or both exams -SAT /ACT
*Juniors 2nd Semester/Summer 2020
**Seniors 1st & 2nd Semester
2.Start the College Application Process**
(Know the Minimum Admission Requirements*)
3.Ask for Recommendation Letters (In advance of application deadlines)**
4.Complete your Educational Resume *Juniors - Summer 2020
5.Write an standout College Essay **
6.Finalize your College Applications by Submitting**
7.Complete the FAFSA (Parents)**
8.Find Scholarships to Pay for College**
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