Skip links

Categories

college application

When Should You Appeal a College Admissions Decision?

While many students celebrate April 1 and the release of college decisions, students who were not admitted into their school of choice  may have a different feeling. For some students (and parents) the disappointment that comes with a refusal may lead to the desire to take action and appeal the denial decision. Does this sound […]

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.

How to Write the Perfect College Essay–Tell a Good Story

At the heart of every college essay is a good story. Everyone loves a good story, but what are the elements that make it good. Reflecting on these elements can help you improve your essay and thus your chances of acceptance at your top choice university.

How to Write The Perfect College Essay–Consider Your Audience

Any writer has to consider the audience for whom they are writing. Your college essay is no different. Think long and hard about how the admissions officer will approach the process of reading your personal statement. And then prepare to give that person a whiz-bang piece of prose.