College Admission Blog

Educational Consultant Says Research the Research Program

Mark advises students not to take "research" at face value when considering a college.

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College Admissions Expert on the University of Southern California in Los Angeles

Mark says the University of Southern California in Los Angeles has every reason to be popular... or does it?

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Liberal Arts College and Liberal Arts Education

While the liberal arts have declined in popularity in the past 50 years, part of this decline may be attributed to a misunderstanding of what a liberal education really is. Here are some definitions.

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Does Applying for Financial Aid Hurt My College Admissions Chances?

New Jersey Educational Consultant gives her take on the relationship between applying for financial aid and getting accepted to college. Should you check that "YES" box for financial aid or not?

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How Should I Write the “Why Do You Want to Go to Our College?” Supplemental Essay? The Don’ts.

Think you know how to write a top-notch "Why our college?" supplemental essay? Andrea Aronson from our New Jersey office, advises students on what NOT to do!

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How Should I Write the “Why Do You Want to Go to Our College?” Supplemental Essay? The Do’s.

Andrea Aronson advises do's and don'ts for crafting the "Why Our College?" supplemental essay.

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Educational Consultant on Libraries: You May Not Be an Expert

Mark describes Union College's policy of teaching students how to do research in libraries.

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Considering Colleges in the South — Coming to Terms With Prejudices

Mark confronts the widespread wariness of attending colleges in the American South with an essay by Jake Bonnell, admissions counselor at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi.

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