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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CTP Podcast with Bruk and Debi

https://youtu.be/gtt9-0Gpgis 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 you. You can find the link…

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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. https://youtu.be/0s92re7usmQ 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 up with the pandemic and ways…

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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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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 school might or might not offer admission…

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More on Getting Ready to Apply

We are into March and we are fast approaching the climax of the application season. As most of you are waiting for your application decisions, we talked about the alternatives that are available for you last week in our segment on Rolling Decisions. This week we are going to take a turn and talk to our members that are aspiring to apply…

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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 basis, you might only have to wait…

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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 with your rhetoric, SEE your personality. (psst…

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