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 […]
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CTP Podcast with Bruk and Debi

We are back with the second episode which mainly focused on Gap Year and how to prepare for it. Bruk and Debi share their experiences with a gap year in this episode. They also talk about some of the aspects of the college application process. We hope this episode will be helpful to all of […]
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CTP Podcast with Guest – Rediet

Podcast Episode one, discussing college application with Rediet Bekele, a senior at Columbia and the president of CTP. Podcast Hosted by Debi Ejeta, a sophomore at Columbia from CTP’s communications team. In this podcast, Rediet and Debi discuss college applications and Rediet’s experience as an applicant. They also drop some tips on how to cope […]
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Waitlists and Gap Years

Selam selam everyone! Since rolling decisions’ results are “rolling” in, this week’s post will be about waitlists and gap years! If you’ve applied to a bunch of colleges before, chances are you’ve been waitlisted to a couple of them. Being waitlisted for a college means you’ve been put on a list of applicants whom a […]
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Rolling Admissions

Today we will be talking about Rolling Admissions. Rolling Admission is a part of the application cycle for some colleges in which the schools evaluate applications as they are received, with out any set deadlines. one advantage of rolling admissions is getting quicker responses from the colleges. Since the schools release decisions on an on-going […]
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Recommendation Letters

Recommendations are  a very important, and yet the most underestimated, part of the college applications. By now you may have heard the spiel that admission officers expect very highly of your personal statements (the college application essays) mostly because it’s the only place where they get to know and, depending on how good you are […]
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