The Common App essay prompts will remain the same for with one exception. We will retire the seldom used option about solving a problem and replace it with the following:. Reflect on something that someone has done for you that has made you happy or thankful in a surprising way. How has this gratitude affected or motivated you? The new prompt is inspired by scientific research on gratitude and kindness , specifically the benefits of writing about the positive influence of other people in our lives. And we can do it explicitly.
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