Announcing CTP Ethiopia 2021 Summer Session: Applications Open Now

Application Description Welcome to CTP Ethiopia's 2021 Summer Sessions Application. As the COVID-19 outbreak develops, we are doing everything we can to hold our regular summer sessions while keeping our CTP students and instructors safe. Hence, in light of the public health advice, and travel restrictions this year's session will take place virtually. Once accepted, attendance to the summer session is completely…

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Spring Sessions 2021

Spring Sessions are back! We are pleased to announce that CTP will be holding its annual Spring Sessions event this weekend over Zoom, and you are all invited! We will discuss everything about the College Application Process. We will talk about the Common Application, Standardized Tests, Financial Aid, Essays, and a whole lot more. Nothing is off-limits! You will get to hear…

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Getting Ready To Apply

By Aaron Kebede and Amerti Gudissa   Hello CTP Fam, Hoping you are doing well in these extraordinary times, we at CTP would like to encourage and support you. Believe it or not, like it or not, this is a once in a lifetime event, where you have all the time in the world to do whatever you have always wanted to…

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General Advice on the SATs this Week

As the October SATs are coming up this week, the CTP team would like to extend well wishes for the test and give you a few tips on finalizing your prep. Hopefully, you have been preparing for weeks, maybe months now and you are ready to take the test. #Advice number 1. BRIEFLY REVIEW WHAT YOU HAVE DONE SO FAR: if there…

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Talking to Admission Officers

Hey everyone! Get ready for another weekly CTP tip! Following up last week’s post on the college search, this week we’ll be talking about how to correspond with admissions officers.The college search is a crucial part of the application process but reaching out to admissions offices can be overlooked. When in doubt(about say a college’s application requirements), admissions officers are the best…

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More on College Search

Hi everyone, this week’s tip is about choosing colleges to apply to/attend.First thing is first, make a list of all the criteria that are important to you. This can be generosity of financial aid, availability of research opportunities, location, course requirements for a degree, the presence of an Ethiopian community e.t.c. Once you have this list, you can go on to rank…

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An Interview with Lemlem Abreha Baraki: Columbia University

Columbia University is a rigorous private research university in New York City. Its location gives its students access to various industries, from fashion to business to medicine as well as a colorful and vibrant background to their studies. Columbia has three undergraduate schools, the Columbia College, the Fu School for Engineering and the Applied Sciences, and the School of General Studies and…

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An Interview with Bethel Arada: University of Maryland

University of Maryland (UMD) is a public university located in Maryland, close to Washington D.C. With over 20,000 undergraduate students, the school offers many different degrees, adding up to a total of 127 undergraduate degrees. At UMD, sports are important to the school's culture; there are over 20 athletic sports teams, men's basketball being one of the most popular. A little background.…

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An Interview with Yeshoda Karuturi: Washington University in St Louis.

Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL) is a university of seven undergraduate and graduate colleges in St. Louis, Missouri. With a 13. 7% acceptance rate for the class of 2013, WUSTL is regarded as one of the most competitive universities in the nation and has produced over 2o Nobel Laureates. The university is also home to 11 Greek Chapters and is 12 Accapella groups. Yeshoda, Thank…

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