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5 Signs You’re Making Better College Application Progress Than You Think

Topic: College Admissions, Essay Tips  |  Posted on November 10th, 2016  |  Written by Rebecca Semenetz

The excitement of early applications has fully worn off and the regular decision slog is on. You are working your way through a seemingly infinite list of essays, but hold on, it looks like time is racing, hurtling you toward those final deadlines. WHO CREATED THIS PARADOX? In the face of the anxiety and burnout […]

The Hidden College Essays No One Counts On

Topic: Essay Tips, Supplemental Essays  |  Posted on November 3rd, 2016  |  Written by Rebecca Semenetz

October is over, early deadlines have passed, but terror still lurks around every corner. Boo! Surprise! You’re not done with your college applications yet. You’ve passed a major hurdle, and you should be proud, but the bulk of your applications have yet to be submitted. You’ve got two months left to power through the rest […]

4 Signs that Your Common App Personal Statement is Finally DONE

Topic: College Admissions, Common App Prompts/Topics, Essay Tips  |  Posted on October 27th, 2016  |  Written by Rebecca Semenetz

We here at College Essay Advisors believe that the college essay is the most important essay you will ever write. In fact, we’ve spent over a decade perfecting the process of crafting a compelling college essay. Therefore, we know exactly what signs to look for to know that your essay is the bomb (do people […]

How to Write an Early Decision Essay in 10 Days

Topic: College Admissions, Essay Tips, Supplemental Essays  |  Posted on October 20th, 2016  |  Written by Rebecca Semenetz

This is not a drill. November 1 is 12 days away. Super procrastinators, take heart. We can help you write your essay in just 10 days (and we do recommend submitting your essay at least 24 hours before the official deadline). All you need to do is set aside at least 45 minutes per day […]

3 Grammar Mistakes That Make Admissions Officers Cringe

Topic: Essay Tips  |  Posted on October 13th, 2016  |  Written by Rebecca Semenetz

OMG ur nvr gonna believe this but EA deadlinez r rly close. Srsly. And when you’re (not your) in a rush, it can be really tempting to write in shorthand, power through to the end and kiss your essay goodbye. But as scary as the approaching deadline may seem, now is the BEST time to […]

Free College Essay Help All Day

Topic: College Admissions, Essay Tips  |  Posted on October 10th, 2016  |  Written by Rebecca Semenetz

#CEAFREEDAY Starts Now Hooray, it’s Free Day!! With early decision deadlines creeping up, this once-in-a-lifetime event could be your last chance to improve your college essay game before you have to click “submit.” Here’s what we’re offering:   FREE access to College Essay Academy Orientation. No credit card required! Just follow this link. Your burning […]

Free College Essay Help Starts Tomorrow

Topic: College Admissions, Common App Prompts/Topics, Essay Tips  |  Posted on October 9th, 2016  |  Written by Rebecca Semenetz

You’re one day away from all the free essay help you could want! Tomorrow, College Essay Advisors will be offering free essay help ALL DAY. That’s FREE help, ALL day, including:     100% off College Essay Academy Orientation (code to be revealed on October 1oth) Expert essay reviews via email for the first 50 people […]

FREE College Essay Help for Early Decision Applicants

Topic: Common App Prompts/Topics, Essay Tips, International Students  |  Posted on October 6th, 2016  |  Written by Rebecca Semenetz

The most important events in life only happen once: turning 16, graduating high school, watching Lemonade for the first time, meeting the early decision application deadline… the list goes on. So we’ve decided to offer early decision applicants a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to score some free (free!!) expert help before the deadline strikes. On Monday, October […]

What to do During the Last Three Months of College Application Season

Topic: College Admissions, Essay Tips  |  Posted on September 29th, 2016  |  Written by Rebecca Semenetz

This is it. The final stretch. The final frontier. You’re just a few short months away from kissing your college applications goodbye forever. It’s exciting, isn’t it? Or maybe it’s stressful. Whatever you’re feeling right now, dear applicants, it’s important to remember that, while the end is nigh, it isn’t here yet. So, if you’ve […]

The Trick to Avoiding Supplemental Essay Burnout

Topic: College Admissions, Essay Tips, Supplemental Essays  |  Posted on September 22nd, 2016  |  Written by Rebecca Semenetz

It’s mid-September and the school year is fully underway. You’ve been working steadily on your college applications, powering through the personal statement and filling in your Common App and Coalition profiles. Things are going well, but you’re starting to feel this flickering sense of blah-ness. Or maybe you haven’t started yet, and you’re watching essays […]