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One-On-One Advising

"Stacey was outstanding and words won't do justice to how much time she spent and how she dealt with the stressful deadlines along the way. We were lucky to have received the best service from the best-of-the-best."

– Parent of CEA Student, Duke 2020

"CEA coached my son to expand his thinking, to look for sparks of creative thought that could become cohesive essays. Where he was previously writing bland, textbook-style essays, he ultimately wrote creative pieces that merited a second reading."

– Parent of CEA Student, University of Michigan, Class of 2020

"The direct and continuous contact that CEA held throughout the essay writing process was very helpful. My advisor and I were able to organize times to talk about my essay whenever needed."

– CEA Student, Brown University, Class of 2020

"The timeline to get essays finished was extremely helpful. Stacey's positive attitude always made me more excited to work on my essays, after speaking with her I felt extremely motivated and proud of the work I was doing."

– CEA Student, NYU, Class of 2020

"When my daughter was at her Freshman orientation at Villanova (over a thousand students and parents in attendance) the Dean addressing the students specifically referenced her essay in his address! My daughter will NEVER forget that moment!"

– Mother of CEA Student, Villanova University, Class of 2018

"I am very pleased with your service. I look at it as an advanced writing class and am confident that the coaching [my son] received will continue to pay off down the road."

– Parent of CEA Student, University of Mississippi, Class of 2020

"My son’s guidance counselor said, that both Lehigh and University of Rochester said they have not read a more honest and sincere application in many, many years. They said his essays were incredible and spoke to them about who he was like no one else's they read. They chose my son above students who had higher ACT and higher GPA's. Thank you!"

– Mother of CEA Student, Lehigh, Class of 2019

"My son’s final list of acceptances: MIT, UPenn, Brown, Cornell, Duke, Northwestern, U of Virginia, Washington University, Johns Hopkins, Vanderbilt and U of Michigan. We can’t thank you enough. He couldn’t have done it without you. We’ll contact you in the future regarding my daughter!"

– Mother of CEA Student, MIT, Class of 2012

Online Video Academy

"It truly helps if you're stuck trying to figure what subject to write about and once you start writing, help in revising."

– CEA Student

"College Essay Academy eliminates some of the anxiety and stress, giving a really straightforward and structured explanation of what the prompts are, how to approach them, and concrete ways to craft a great essay."

– Educator of CEA Students

"I only wish I knew about it sooner!"

– CEA Student

"The material was very helpful through the very difficult process of completing the essays. The steps were very clearly outlined and the material was delivered with a sense of humor."

– CEA Parent