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–by dr kristen willmott having read thousands of essays and applications to top tier graduate school programs, i know what works and what might raise a red flag graduate there is a section within the common app where students can list up to 5 awards and 10 activities, don't leave these blank [. Many students trip over common obstacles in their college application essays for example, many students can't see beyond the superficial prompt to construct an essay that positively communicates their personality and passion some students rehash their activities and achievements without adding the personal flavor,. Hi guys, new to this anyway, i am done with most of my supplemental essays and i was wandering what to write for the common app.