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<p style=""><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="white-space: pre-wrap;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="text-decoration: none;">Every year on August 1, Common App gets a refresh. During this refresh, we roll over your account for the new application year.</span></span></span></span></span></span></p>

<p style=""><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="white-space: pre-wrap;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="text-decoration: none;">Account rollover helps us ensure that anyone can create a Common App account and get started at any time. Even if you don&#39;t plan on applying for another few months or another few years, you don&#39;t have to wait to create an account.</span></span></span></span></span></span></p>

<p style=""><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="white-space: pre-wrap;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="text-decoration: none;">After rollover, you can sign in with your same username and password, but you may notice some changes. Each year we may remove some questions, ask new questions, or make some other adjustments.</span></span></span></span></span></span></p>

<p style=""><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="white-space: pre-wrap;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="text-decoration: none;">Outside of those changes, the following things will stay after account rollover:</span></span></span></span></span></span></p>

<ul><li style="list-style-type: disc;"><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="white-space: pre-wrap;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="text-decoration: none;">Common App tab responses</span></span></span></span></span></span></li><li style="list-style-type: disc;"><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="white-space: pre-wrap;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="text-decoration: none;">Colleges in your My Colleges list (optional)</span></span></span></span></span></span></li><li style="list-style-type: disc;"><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="white-space: pre-wrap;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="text-decoration: none;">Your past applications (if applicable)</span></span></span></span></span></span></li></ul>

<p style=""><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="white-space: pre-wrap;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="text-decoration: none;">To roll over your account, sign in any time after August 1. We&#39;ll ask you a few questions before moving everything over. If you&#39;re planning to apply as a first-year student, you can choose to keep your colleges list. If you applied to any colleges last year, a PDF copy of your application will also be available after signing in.</span></span></span></span></span></span></p>

<p style=""><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="white-space: pre-wrap;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="text-decoration: none;">Outside of your college list and any past applications, we are unable to rollover anything else in your My Colleges tab.</span></span></span></span></span></span></p>

<p style=""><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="white-space: pre-wrap;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="text-decoration: none;">When we rollover your account, we delete any responses to college questions or writing supplements. This is because many colleges change their application year over year. Any invitations to counselors, teachers, advisors, and other recommenders are also removed.</span></span></span></span></span></span></p>

<p style=""><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="white-space: pre-wrap;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-style: normal;"><span style="text-decoration: none;">You should only answer college questions or invite recommenders if you plan to apply before August 1. If you don&#39;t plan on applying this application year, you can still preview college questions. You can plan out things like essay responses and which recommenders you&#39;d like to invite. But be sure to save those notes somewhere secure outside of Common App.</span></span></span></span></span></span></p>
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