Counseling and Test Preparation (CTP) is an educational program founded by Columbia University students that provides comprehensive SAT preparation, college counseling and internship guidance for students in Ethiopia.


Our mission is to provide guidance to Ethiopian high school students who wish to pursue higher education abroad

SAT Tutoring

We host preparation courses on the SAT Exam for students in Ethiopia during the Spring and Summer.

Demystifying the College Application

The College Application process is a daunting journey. Our instructors help guide you through the ins and outs of navigating this road.


We pair you up with college students currently attending some of the most prestigious universities in the US. As they share their experiences with you listen to their success stories and learn from their mistakes.

Meet The Team

Rediet Bekele

Columbia University

Dagmawi Sraj


Tilaye Seblework

University of Pennsylvania

Richelle Gomez

Columbia University

Gebrella Dagne

Pomona College

Debi Ejeta

Columbia University

Herma Demissie

Columbia University

Yishak Mohammed


Amerti Gudissa

Columbia University

Amanuel Lemenih


Kidus Amare

Columbia University

Bruk Zewdie

Columbia University

Benyam Eshete

Columbia University

Mahlet Yifru


Aaron Kebede

Lehigh University

Yemisrach Hailemariam

Brown University

Since 2014, CTP has organized 6 summer sessions. Take a look at our CTP Alumni page to see where our former students are currently attending college and how our summer sessions helped them achieve their goals.