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10 Elite Colleges Where Early Applicants Have a Leg Up

Topic: Admissions, Uncategorized  |  Posted on April 13th, 2022  |  Written by CEA HQ

The college admissions process and landscape can be incredibly confusing. There are a lot of moving parts! You have to consider your GPA, test scores (if you have them), personal statements, supplemental essays, scholarships, housing, majors, graduation rates… the list goes on! One of the most common questions our clients ask us is, “What’s the […]

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 […]

Guide to the 2022-23 Coalition Application Essay Prompts

Topic: Essay Tips, Essay Writing  |  Posted on March 9th, 2022  |  Written by BicycleJames

What do the 2022-23 Coalition Application essay prompts really mean, and how should you approach them? CEA’s Chief Advisor, Stacey Brook, is here to break it all down.

The Young Women’s Institute Summer Program Application Essay Guide 2022

Topic: Private School, Uncategorized  |  Posted on March 8th, 2022  |  Written by Kat Stubing

Application Deadline: April 15, 2022  Attendance Fee: Free Requirements: 3 essays of 200-300 words minimum Program Dates: June 5-8, 8-11, 12-15, or 15-18, 2022 This program is for women interested in pursuing a degree in business. Please tell us what area of business you are currently most interested in pursuing, and why. (Minimum 300 words)  […]

Wharton’s Global Youth Leadership in the Business World (LBW) Summer Program 2022 Application Essay Guide 

Topic: Uncategorized  |  Posted on February 28th, 2022  |  Written by Kat Stubing

CEA’s Guide to Wharton’s Global Youth Leadership in the Business World (LBW) Summer Program 2022 Application Essays Priority Deadline: January 20, 2022 Final Deadline: April 7, 2022 Requirements: 1 short answer, 1 essay of 200-300 words, and 1 essay of 300-400 words Program Dates: Jun 5 – Jun 25, 2022 / Jun 26 – Jul 16, 2022 […]

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, […]

The Summer Academy for Math and Science (SAMS) Application 2023 Essay Prompt Guide

Topic: Uncategorized  |  Posted on February 18th, 2022  |  Written by Kat Stubing

The Summer Academy for Math and Science (SAMS) is a 4-week program that provides opportunities for students from underrepresented communities to explore STEM-related fields. This year’s program will be in-person, with admitted participants staying in residence halls at CMU throughout July. Requirements: 1 essay of 300-500 words, 1 essay of up to 1,000 words Deadline: […]

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 […]

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