Common Application Workshops

We know you may have a lot of questions about applying to Redlands and completing the Common Application. We are here to help you 'put your best foot forward.' We invite you to watch our webinar series which will dive deeper into college applications with tips on how to stand out. Have additional questions? Schedule an appointment - in-person or virtual - with your Admissions Counselor. We look forward to working with you!

Tips to Put your Best Foot Forward

Have questions about the Common Application? Learn more about ten seemingly small things that will make a BIG impact on your application.


Brainstorming for Your Common App Essay

In this section of the application, we want to learn more about you and your experiences! This workshop will go into detail about how to brainstorm ideas and prepare your essay topic for the writing section of the common app. Have something to write with and something to write on at the ready!

Essay Challenges and How to Fix Them

You may feel a lot of pressure when completing the writing portion of the Common App. There is no such thing as a perfect essay! This workshop will allow you to face writing challenges head-on while learning tips on how to best overcome them.

Taking Your Activities List from Good to Great

What do you do outside of school? What activities are you involved in? In this section, you will learn more about how to recall and organize the last three and a half years of your accomplishments! Although it requires a lot of thought, this information is valuable to admissions counselors. We want to learn about who you are inside and outside of the classroom.