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Dartmouth's tradition of building a snow sculpture on the Dartmouth Green seems to have melted away. Global warming? No: Apathy.Read More »
Expert educational consultant Mark Montgomery helps a Panamanian student in his American college search, and his mother gives her thanks in two languages.Read More »
Alex Purdy created a short video to explain why she left her sorority. It is a powerful critique of what is wrong on college campuses today. It adds to the debate about sex on campus (consensual and otherwise) and calls upon women leaders to focus on what is really important in female empowerment. Creating a […]Read More »
With over 4,000 colleges in the USA, how do you know which one is the perfect fit for you? College admissions expert Mark Montgomery will use his encyclopedic knowledge of American colleges to guide you to the right direction.Read More »
Educational consultant Mark Montgomery will use his professional experience as a college admissions administrator to help you write winning college admissions essays.Read More »
College admissions adviser Mark Montgomery will help you determine which college is the ideal fit for you, and can increase your chances of getting into some of the most selective schools in the country.Read More »
Mark Montgomery, expert educational consultant, uses his insider knowledge of the college admissions process to help you navigate the world of scholarships and save money on tuition.Read More »
College admissions expert Mark Montgomery can help you find the college of your dreams, and will use his insider knowledge to guide you through the admissions process.Read More »
College Admissions FAQ
Answers to common questions about the admissions process, applications, essays, and more.
- Does Applying for Financial Aid Hurt My College Admissions Chances?
- What Do I Need to Know About SAT Subject Tests?
- Is It “Easier” to Get In If You Apply Early Decision?
- How Are Merit-Based Scholarships Awarded?
- Do College Essays Matter?
- Why Hire An Educational Consultant?
- How Many Colleges Should I Apply To?
- Early Decision or Regular Decision: Which is Better?
- SAT vs. ACT: What is the Real Difference?
- Do Your Students Get Into Their First Choice College?
- Accepted or Rejected? The Envelope Please….
- How Do I Calculate My "Real" GPA?
- If My Grades Are Bad, Can I Still Go To College?
- Division I vs. Division III: Sports as a Job, or Scholar-Athlete?
- Which is Better: AP or IB?
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My clients often ask what questions they should ask when they visit with athletic coaches? Whether you are a “blue chip” NCAA Division 1 athletic recruit, or whether you are hoping to play in the NAIA, or whether you’re interested in a NCAA Division 3 team, these questions can help you determine whether this team, […]
Student-to-faculty ratios mislead. While they are oft-cited indicators of teaching quality, these ratios have no bearing on an individual student's educational experience.
Good communication with admissions counselors can make or break it for some students. Know when to make the right moves and how to avoid stepping on toes.
A strong LOR is vital to your college application. Getting that outstanding letter of recommendation depends on how you manage the process--and the people.
Summer is a good time to relax and recharge--and prepare for the college admissions process. Learn what you can do to give yourself an edge (and have fun, too!).