Skip links

Categories

Mississippi

College Admission Visit to Millsaps in Jackson, Mississippi

I spend about 20% of my time touring around the country getting acquainted with colleges.  Millsaps College had been on my list for quite some time, in part because Loren Pope raves about it in “40 Colleges That Change Lives.” So when a trip to New Orleans to participate in a board retreat for the […]

High GPA or Rigorous Courses? Think Academic Preparedness

As a college consultant, I continue to receive many questions about which is better: taking easier classes and getting a high GPA, or risk losing a few tenths of a point by taking rigorous classes. I’ve started asking others their opinion on this matter. When I was at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, last week, […]