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You Can Write Your College Essay in 10 Days. Take the Challenge.

Topic: Essay Tips, International Students, Most Popular  |  Posted on September 24th, 2015  |  Written by Thea Hogarth

With early decision deadlines inching ever closer, the rush to get those college essays written is real. But fear not, dear applicants! Our Uncommon Essay Approach, will help you can craft winning essays in just 20 minutes a day for 10 days! (Or condense the process and get it done in even less time!) Just follow […]

Free College Essay Help All Day | Save the Date | Oct. 1, 2015

Topic: College Admissions, Essay Tips, International Students, Most Popular  |  Posted on September 21st, 2015  |  Written by Thea Hogarth

Thursday, October 1. It’s your lucky day. It’s #CEAFREEDAY! Just in time to help you meet those early deadlines, College Essay Advisors will be offering FREE COLLEGE ESSAY HELP ALL DAY to all college applicants (and parents of college applicants!) in need of a little essay inspiration and admissions-related insight. For 24 hours, we will […]

College Essay News and Tips from Around the Web

Topic: Essay Tips, International Students  |  Posted on July 30th, 2015  |  Written by Lydia Hogarth

There are some things in this world that really just can’t be explained.  Like why BBC’s “Merlin” only got five seasons, why stores start selling summer clothing in February and then start selling fall clothing in July, or how this beluga whale got so ripped (seriously though, it’s weird…).  But I’m sure the unanswered question […]

Presenting College Essay Academy, Your Complete Video Guide to the Admissions Essay

Topic: College Admissions, Common App Prompts/Topics, Essay Tips, International Students, Most Popular  |  Posted on July 21st, 2015  |  Written by Thea Hogarth

If you’ve ever spent any time wondering what we get up to over the summer before the Common App comes out, wonder no more! We are very excited to announce the release of our first ever complete video guide to the college admissions essay: College Essay Academy is a process-driven, advice-filled, fully animated webseries that […]

Welcome Changes to the 2015-2016 Common Application Essay

Topic: College Admissions, Common App Prompts/Topics, Essay Tips, International Students, Most Popular  |  Posted on April 3rd, 2015  |  Written by Stacey Brook

The 2015-2016 Common Application essay prompts were finally confirmed this past Tuesday. What changed and what stayed the same? And what does it all mean for the upcoming college application season? College Essay Advisors has the answers.

College Essay News and Tips: CEA’s Link Roundup

Topic: College Admissions, Essay Tips, International Students  |  Posted on September 22nd, 2014  |  Written by CEA HQ

College essay news has been coming fast and furious but we only select the best, most interesting stories for you, dear readers. Sit back, relax, and bask in the glow of our hand-picked college essay news items. Remember that New Republic piece on the Ivy League? Of course you do. Here’s another response. There is no better feeling […]

College Essay News and Tips: CEA’s Weekly Link Roundup

Topic: Essay Tips, International Students  |  Posted on August 29th, 2014  |  Written by CEA HQ

Welcome back to our second installment of our new series, College Essay Link Roundup!  We had a great time reading up on the latest admissions and college essay news (with a glass of lemonade on our lounge chair, OBVS), and have lots to share with you. Between our last Roundup and now, the internet exploded […]

The 2014-15 Common Application is here!

Topic: College Admissions, International Students, Most Popular  |  Posted on August 1st, 2014  |  Written by CEA HQ

It’s that time again! All the college applicants and admissions-essay-writing lovers around the world (because there are so many of you) will be excited to hear that the 2014-2015 Common Application is now up and running. This year’s online Common App went live this morning, and we were thrilled to see the five Personal Statement essay […]

International Student Issues: In China, Fake Applications Abound

Topic: College Admissions, International Students  |  Posted on July 31st, 2014  |  Written by CEA HQ

Over the past decade, College Essay Advisors has helped a wealth of international students pen essays that set their applications apart from the rest. Our international student pool has included applicants from China, Hong Kong, Brasil, India and many other locations all over the world. Our Chinese students in particular have told us of the increased pressure […]

Welcome to College Essay Advisors!

Topic: College Admissions, Common App Prompts/Topics, Essay Tips, International Students, Resume Help, Supplemental Essays  |  Posted on July 4th, 2012  |  Written by CEA HQ

Welcome to College Essay Advisors, otherwise known as CEA.  Our college essay experts have been working with students for over a decade to help them personalize, polish and perfect the personal statement.  We know the college admissions essay is a crucial tool in boosting admissions rates for students of all abilities and have worked with […]