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Bragging Writes College Essay Contest 2016

Topic: College Admissions, Essay Tips, International Students  |  Posted on March 28th, 2016  |  Written by Thea Hogarth

Congratulations to the future class of 2020! Acceptances are starting to roll in and we couldn’t be more excited for you, or prouder to have been a part of your journey. As one final hurrah, we’re holding a college essay contest to honor this year’s best essays. So, submit your winning application essay to the […]

The Trick to Nailing Your Supplemental “Why Essays”

Topic: Essay Tips, Supplemental Essays  |  Posted on November 12th, 2015  |  Written by Thea Hogarth

“WHY?!” The word is echoing in your head. It’s the first thing you think when you wake up and the last thing you think as you lay down at night. It dances in your dreams, Dumbo-nighmare-sequence-style. When Chipotle asks if you want to add guac, it’s the only word you can think to say. If you […]

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 […]

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

Topic: College Admissions, Essay Tips  |  Posted on August 19th, 2015  |  Written by CEA HQ

A LOT of really important stuff has happened over the past few weeks.  The Republican Debate came and went (hope you were all watching to stay informed, you soon-to-be-voters!), Hoverboards are now totally a real thing, World of Warcraft released an AWESOME new expansion, and most importantly and tragically: Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy BROKE.UP! […]

College Essay News and Tips from Around the Web

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

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 […]

5 Ways Your Phone Can Help You Write Your College Essay

Topic: Essay Tips  |  Posted on July 28th, 2015  |  Written by Thea Hogarth

We know. Your phone is basically magic. You can connect with your friends instantly! You can order 500 pizzas! And Snapchats – WHERE DO THEY GO?! But we bet you didn’t know that your phone – smart or standard – has a number of basic features that can make a world of difference to your […]

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

Topic: College Admissions, Essay Tips  |  Posted on July 21st, 2015  |  Written by CEA HQ

Greetings and salutations (as my fave spider used to say)!  How are you spending the remainder of your summer months?  Giving your cat a trendy new Trump look?  Gazing at the night sky and pondering the amazing pictures and new insights about (ex)planet Pluto?  Or maybe you’d like to spend the rest of your summer […]

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

Topic: College Admissions, Essay Tips  |  Posted on July 10th, 2015  |  Written by CEA HQ

Alright folks, the time has come.  It’s time to play the music, it’s time to light the lights, it’s time to meet the — wait a minute.  This isn’t the beginning of The Muppets, it’s another CEA weekly link round-up!  YAYYYYY!!!  This week we’re elaborating on the do’s and don’t’s of the college process for […]

ICYMI: College Essay Advisors on BuzzFeed

Topic: College Admissions, Essay Tips  |  Posted on July 1st, 2015  |  Written by Thea Hogarth

Last week marked a seminal moments in our lives – and hopefully a useful read in yours: College Essay Advisors published a Buzzfeed list covering 5 essential things Beyoncé can teach us about the college admissions essay. Believe it. Queen Bey can do literally everything, including teaching you how to write a killer college essay […]