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The 3 Most Common College Essay Topics: Why CEA’s Founder Thinks You Should Write About Them Anyway

Topic: Essay Tips, Essay Writing, From The Founder, Tips  |  Posted on June 8th, 2017  |  Written by Kat Stubing

The whole point of writing a college essay is to differentiate yourself from other applicants and place yourself ahead of the pack. For this reason, many students shy away from writing about common college essay topics. CEA’s Founder and Chief Advisor, Stacey Brook, believes this doesn’t have to be the case. Stacey recently published an […]

3 Signs You’ve Found a Winning College Essay Topic

Topic: College Admissions, Essay Tips  |  Posted on August 11th, 2016  |  Written by Rebecca Semenetz

We spend our lives looking for the one. The perfect prom dress. The best burrito. The coolest sneakers. Your soulmate. Your soulcat. The most flattering Snapchat filter. Your dream college. The list goes on. In so many areas of life, we try to find the perfect fit, but at this moment perhaps none is quite […]

4 Questions that Will Prove Your College Essay Topic is Perfect

Topic: Essay Tips  |  Posted on September 17th, 2015  |  Written by Thea Hogarth

Your life, at this moment, could be the inspiration for Furious 8. The world is spinning at a fast and furious pace and the earliest ED deadlines are a month away. You’re preeeetty sure you have picked your college essay topic and you’re dying to start writing it, but every time you open up a […]

Free Essay Topic Consultations, This Weekend Only at the Long Island National College Fair!

Topic: College Admissions, Common App Prompts/Topics, Essay Tips  |  Posted on October 1st, 2013  |  Written by CEA HQ

Attention Long Island college applicants! This coming Sunday, October 6, from 11:00am-3:00pm, the National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC) will be hosting a national college fair at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Even in the age of the glorious, all-knowing internet, it can be hard to find the answers to all of your college-oriented questions […]