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ICYMI- Why The Costco College Essay Is Crucial Reading for Future College Applicants

Topic: College Admissions, Essay Tips  |  Posted on April 18th, 2016  |  Written by Thea Hogarth

At this point, it’s almost been impossible to avoid reading about the amazing Costco college essay that secured one lucky applicant admission to several Ivies and Stanford. It’s a great essay, but not everyone seems to understand why, so CEA Founder Stacey Brook broke it down and offered some lessons that everyone can take away […]

ICYMI- Harvard Agrees: It’s Time to Tell Applicants, ‘You Are Enough’

Topic: College Admissions  |  Posted on January 27th, 2016  |  Written by Thea Hogarth

This week, CEA founder Stacey Brook provided some unique insight into Harvard’s recent “Turning the Tide” study. The college essay has become a crucial turning point in the application process that reveals just how damaging the college admissions culture has become. Stacey writes: I see it all the time: Imposter Syndrome in a thoughtful and […]