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Can you tell us a little bit about the inspiration behind City Year and its history?

This is the first time Common App has had a service organization on its application. Can you tell us why it’s so important to consider a year of service before going to college?

What can a high school graduate expect during their year with City Year? 

What kind of skills will high school graduates gain through a year of service with City Year that can help them later in their careers?

How can students find City Year on the Common App?

What does the application process for City Year entail?