What Counts In the Common App Honors Section? A Checklist


If you received more than five, please add the five most important to you.” Often, many applicants aren’t sure exactly what counts as an “academic honor” and how successful students should be in a given field or subject in order for it to be considered for a spot on the Common App. Truth is, these boundaries are very loose and you can include a lot of different types of awards in the Common App. Use the checklist below to see what you should include in this section.

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