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The Ultimate Back to School Checklist

Topic: Admissions, advice, College Admissions, Essay Writing  |  Posted on August 29th, 2017  |  Written by CEA HQ

It’s that time of year again! In between shopping trips to Target (the stationary sanctuary), we have compiled a list of things you should definitely be doing to be prepared for senior year! There’s nothing worse than finding yourself without a college essay as the leaves begin to fall (especially because some schools, like Georgia […]

The Most Common Mistakes Students Make in Their College Essays

Topic: Admissions, advice, College Admissions, Common Application, Essay Resources, Essay Tips, Essay Writing, Quick Tips, Tips  |  Posted on August 10th, 2017  |  Written by Kat Stubing

The admissions essay is a crucial part of your college application because it is the only chance you have to communicate with admissions officers in your own voice. You need to take advantage of every word at your disposal and send the message that you’re the kind of student that colleges should want on their […]

College Application Celebration

Topic: College Admissions  |  Posted on December 29th, 2016  |  Written by CEA HQ

Let us be the first to say it. CONGRATULATIONS! You made it through the 2016 college application season. With most major deadlines approaching in just a few days, finally you can breathe. All the stress releases with the click of the “submit” button. Today, we’re here to tell you that it’s your time to sit […]

4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Submit Your College Applications

Topic: College Admissions, Essay Tips  |  Posted on December 15th, 2016  |  Written by CEA HQ

The day has come… almost. Regular decision deadlines are just a few weeks away, and soon it will be time to kiss those admissions essays goodbye and send them off into the wide world. They grow up so fast. After spending so many hours laboring over each individual application, it can be hard to let […]