Here is an article about women's colleges. There are many positive reasons to consider them. Many of the women's colleges are part of college consortiums where you can easily take classes at other colleges nearby and those students (including men) enroll in classes at your school. Check out this article.
The new Common Application launched today. Apparently, they are experiencing some technical problems. Give them a few days to fix the glitches and keep working on your essays. You can also work on researching your colleges. I recommend keeping a page of notes on each college, including the URL for all the pages where you found information. Sometimes it's hard to re-find information on a website when you go back to it. Don't worry! Everything will work out beautifully. Do what you can do.
Kathy Garrett has been a school counselor for over 30 years, and a college counselor for well over a decade.