Reading The Common Application With SlideRoom

![](/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Standard_MaroononWhite.jpg) Many of our customers are Common Application Member Schools, and we have seen their wider IT challenges first hand. One primary challenge is finding the easiest way to read and evaluate the applications that come through the Common App. This is especially true for schools that use Common App exclusively as their application provider.Read More

Renewed Partnership with The Common Application for Portfolios

We have just renewed our longstanding partnership with The Common Application to support portfolios during the admissions process. Our collective goal is to expand access to college by creating a convenient way to submit and review personally meaningful projects. Every student should have the opportunity to feature their talents and ambitions during the admissions process.Read More

CommonApp Data Integration with Multiple SlideRoom Accounts

Many schools are beginning to ask for portfolios from across a spectrum of disciplines, not just the visual arts. These can include music, theater, architecture, science, engineering, film and many other departments. Because of this, larger schools with different departments and teams sometimes choose to have data integration with multiple SlideRoom accounts. This allows eachRead More

Common Application Renaming “Art Supplement” to “Portfolio”

In 2012, SlideRoom formed an exclusive partnership for Common App schools to accept and evaluate “creative” materials. Over the last 3 years, we’ve facilitated review for millions of images, videos and other supplements used to demonstrate creative skill. We’ve also heard from many “non-artistic” departments looking to accept evidence of projects and work that wouldRead More

Viewing the Common App

Using SlideRoom, schools can import and review applicants who have applied via the Common Application. This includes the nightly import of data and PDFs for each application via the Scheduled Delivery Service (SDS). Once imported, SlideRoom can be used to search, read, and evaluate applicants. SlideRoom’s API can then be used to automate the exportRead More

Complete Guide to SlideRoom’s Integration with Common App

As we enter the second year of SlideRoom’s partnership with The Common Application, we are excited to share several important updates as well as a complete guide for member schools wanting to understand how the integration for the two systems work across multiple touchpoints. View the complete guide here. The big announcement at the CommonRead More

Visualizing the Applicant Experience from CommonApp through your SlideRoom Portal

This post is to help Common App member schools visualize an applicant’s workflow, particularly when the applicant links from Common App to a school’s SlideRoom account for adding an art supplement. Note that the pictures below are only accurate for Exclusive II members of Common App, which has this integration turned on. Choose "Yes" toRead More

CommonApp members: Setup your SlideRoom account

Setting up a new SlideRoom account is very easy. To get started, register here. Choose any features you think are needed and then continue with providing your contact information. Check the box that your school is a CommonApp member. This will result in a free trial account for the Summer and become official on AugustRead More

CommonApp and SlideRoom

This Summer 2013, CommonApp is launching the 4th version of their system which will be completely web-based and offer a variety of new enhancements. We are pleased to announce that CommonApp has chosen SlideRoom as their exclusive partner to handle arts supplements. This means schools hosting an undergraduate admissions process which require a creative portfolioRead More