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College application forms looking different during pandemic

Posted at 12:15 PM, Jan 13, 2021

NATIONAL (KTNV) — Deadlines for college applications are right around the corner but the forms will look a little different this year.

Because of the pandemic, the SAT and ACT tests didn't happen, and extracurricular activities were all but canceled.

To help, the common application has added a section for applicants to explain how the pandemic has impacted them.

Many colleges have also said they will be focusing less on the things that were canceled and more on essays, grades, and letters of recommendation.