Apply Disc is a computer
disc that has the applications of most private Colleges in
the United States and also includes the COMMON APPLICATION.
Advantage: Applications can be done on
the computer and therefore revisions can be made easily, multiple
copies may be printed, work can be saved quickly, and the
application looks professionally done.
Common Application is an application that
is accepted by many private colleges. Those colleges that
accept the Common Application are listed at the top of the
application’s first page. There is a paper copy and
a computer version of the Common Application. You can also
download the common application or apply online by visiting
Advantage: Students can complete one application,
but can use it for multiple colleges. Therefore, filling out
the Common Application should save students time, energy,
and effort. Remember: if using the paper copy version, always
be certain to keep the original and send photocopies to the
College's own Application Each college should
have their own application. Generally these are available
on the Apply Disc; on the Internet; or can be sent to your
Advantage: Some schools, in particular state
schools, accept only their own application.