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Do My Test Scores Matter?

SAT. ACT. SAT2.  TOEFL.  PSAT.  PLAN. These tests loom large in the college admissions process.  And no other aspect of the process generates as many questions—and anxieties—as the standardized tests. On the one hand, you should not tress too much about your scores.  They are only one element of the entire application, and other elements […]

What’s the Easiest Way to Get a College Scholarship?

Get Good Grades. It’s true.  In the realm of college admissions, it’s the geeks who get the biggest scholarships. But wait.  Don’t the jocks get the biggest scholarships?  Well, sometimes that’s true.  If you play hoops well enough to be recruited by the Georgetown Hoyas, then you’ve got a ticket to ride.  Or if you […]

How to Choose the Best College For You?

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.

Great College Essays

A great college essay is the key to a great college application. We give you the tools to write a clear, concise, and compelling essay for your application.

Connecting with Professors During A Visit to A College Campus

As students and their families organize themselves to visit college campuses, they usually focus on itineraries, on reserving hotel rooms, and on scheduling those campus tours. Only a few, however, consider direct contact with professors during the visit. Why would a visit with a professor be important?