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Educational Consultant on Study Abroad: Get Your Money’s Worth

Mark gives his expert advice on study abroad programs.

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Standardized Testing, Public Education, and Profits

Mark shares John Oliver's video that takes down the system of standardized testing in the US.

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Educational Consultant on Medical Schools: Even They Can’t Resist the Liberal Arts

Mark discusses the newer requirements of the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT): be prepared to understand not just how to cure your patients, but the socioeconomic context of their ailments as well.

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Tales From the College Athletic Recruiting Trenches: D1 Field Hockey

Andrea brings to light another story of athletic recruiting. This time, it's about field hockey and a lesson learned about patience with the process.

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Help For First-Generation College Applicants

Mark shares an article with advice for first-generation college applicants navigating the admission process.

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Tales from the College Athletic Recruiting Trenches: Girl’s Lacrosse

Are you interested in being recruited as a college lacrosse player? Andrea Aronson brings you first-hand stories and lessons from a lacrosse recruit who has just been through the process.

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George Washington University Offers Booze Cruise to Admitted Students. NOT.

Mark Montgomery, discusses admitted student events, or yield events, and the steadily increasing sophistication of these events. In an article for the GWU student newpapers that admissions offers might even consider offering booze cruises for their admitted students. But then that would be ridiculous.

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Most Popular Majors by State: Wyoming Is Full of Anthropologists

Mark highlights a recent study of the most popular majors in each state.

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College Admissions Coach Visits Caltech

Mark visits the California Institute of Technology, or Caltech, to discuss this incredibly exclusive school.

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College Admissions Expert Interviews Campus Tour Guide

Mark interviews Nathan, a tour guide at Occidental College in Los Angeles, California.

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