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The Top Summer Programs for High School Juniors and Sophomores

Topic: Summer Preparation, Uncategorized  |  Posted on March 10th, 2022  |  Written by CEA HQ

Colleges and universities across the country offer programs for high school students who are eager to gain more experience in their chosen field. Most of these programs take place over the span of four to six weeks during summer break.     Sure, attending one of the following programs will definitely add some texture to your college […]

4 Steps to a Professional and Polished Cover Letter

Topic: Uncategorized  |  Posted on February 25th, 2022  |  Written by CEA HQ

If you’re wondering how you can write the kind of cover letter that grabs your potential employer’s attention and lands you an interview, you’ve come to the right place. The cover letter presents hiring managers with the opportunity to gauge your communication skills and interest level. So, whenever you have the chance to submit one, […]

CEA’s Anson L. Clark Scholars Program 2022 Application Essay Guide

Topic: Uncategorized  |  Posted on February 14th, 2022  |  Written by CEA HQ

The Anson L. Clark Scholars Program is an intensive seven-week summer research program hosted by Texas Tech University for twelve highly qualified high school juniors and seniors. Deadline: February 16, 2022 Requirements: Four essays of 2,000 characters, one essay of 1,500 characters Program Dates: June 20, 2022 to August 3, 2022 The application essay prompts […]

High School Honors Science, Math and Engineering Program (HSHSP) Application Essay Guide 2023

Topic: Uncategorized  |  Posted on February 7th, 2022  |  Written by CEA HQ

High School Honors Science, Math and Engineering Program (HSHSP) 2023 Application Essay Prompt Breakdowns Requirements: 2 essays of 400-600 words Deadline: March 1, 2023 Fee: $4,000 (this cost covers room, board, and some instructional costs) Before submitting your online application please be sure you have completed the following information:    A personal essay of 400-600 […]

How to Write a Successful Deferral Letter

Topic: Uncategorized  |  Posted on February 5th, 2022  |  Written by CEA HQ

Every year, thousands of students are deferred from the early application pool to the regular decision pool. And every year, thousands of students are left thinking, “How can I improve my chances of getting accepted?” Let us introduce to you… (drumroll, please)… The Deferral Letter!! The deferral letter is similar in purpose to the waitlist […]

CEA’s 2021-22 List of Test-Optional Colleges and Universities

Topic: Uncategorized  |  Posted on December 8th, 2021  |  Written by CEA HQ

Hello college applicants! As we near the end of the 2021-22 college application season, you may be wondering where you can submit applications before those early 2022 deadlines sneak up on you. We thought it might be helpful to put together a list of test-optional colleges and universities for you, so you can make an […]

Regular Decision Notification Dates for the Class of 2026

Topic: Admissions, College Admissions  |  Posted on November 11th, 2021  |  Written by CEA HQ

It’s hard to believe but the 2021-22 college admissions season is, for the most part, over. You poured your blood, sweat, and tears (okay, hopefully not blood) into your applications and now all you have to do now is wait. While some schools have rolling admissions, others deliver the news on a scheduled date. In […]

Ivy League Tuition and Fees 2021-22

Topic: Uncategorized  |  Posted on October 6th, 2021  |  Written by CEA HQ

There are so many things to consider when choosing which colleges and universities to apply to, including, but not limited to: location, distance from home, alumni network, graduation rate, degree requirements, study abroad and research opportunities, internships, coursework, specialized programs, school size, professor to student ratio, campus vibe and (drumroll, please!) cost.  This is what […]

2021-22 Early Decision, Early Action, and Early Decision II Notification Dates – Class of 2026

Topic: Admissions, College Admissions, Uncategorized  |  Posted on August 21st, 2021  |  Written by CEA HQ

So: you’ve written your Common App personal statement, finished your supplemental essays, acquired recommendations from your favorite teachers, created a fantastic activity resume, sent out your applications, crossed your fingers (and toes!), and now all you have left to do is wait for the results. And waiting is the wooorst! Especially for the 2021-22 admissions cycle, […]

How to Respond to The Standard Application Online (SAO)’s Optional Covid-19 Prompt for Parents

Topic: Uncategorized  |  Posted on July 1st, 2021  |  Written by CEA HQ

  OPTIONAL QUESTION How have COVID-19 and remote learning impacted your child personally and/or academically? Please use this space to describe what you and your child have learned through your positive and/or negative experiences with this challenge. We have all experienced major disruptions in our routines and daily lives as a result of the coronavirus […]

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