Updating college application
If you have trouble accessing your account, review the online log-in instructions.
Your application will not be considered complete until all required materials have been received.
The same account will allow you to verify the accuracy of the biographical, demographic and contact information that we have gathered from your application and entered into our database.
Amherst College uses a secure online Application Status Account system to help you determine whether the we have received all the application materials and test results required to complete your application.
A complete application consists of various documents, some of which have different deadlines.
Please refer to our application components and deadlines, which will let you know what documents are required and when they are due.
Please visit our reactivation page for more details.
We encourage you to track the completeness of your application by visiting your application status page.
Both the Common Application and the Coalition Application include a one-page personal essay.
In addition, both include two short essay questions that are specific to Duke and that offer you the opportunity to share your unique interests and perspective.
If something is missing from your file, please have your school fax (preferred method) or mail the missing document(s) to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
Our fax number is (212) 854-3393, and our mailing address is: Columbia University Office of Undergraduate Admissions212 Hamilton Hall, MC 28071130 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10027It takes time for materials to be received and processed, so please allow four days for the system to update your file.
It also includes forms for school officials to complete on your behalf.