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Do My Test Scores Matter?

Bottom line: while standardized tests are not the only factor in college admissions, they do matter a lot. The more selective the university, the more they matter.

Mark’s Musings on Higher Education

Mark Montgomery, college admissions expert, shares his opinions about navigating high school, the college admissions process, and the world of higher education.

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 […]

Brave Woman Calls Out Sorority Silliness #sororityrevamp

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 […]

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.