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Test Optional Admissions and Diversity on Campus: What’s the Deal?

Mark Montgomery

What do test optional admissions and diversity have to do with one another? Well, it's back to school time, and a lot of colleges are announcing changes to their admissions...

4 Reasons College Campus Visits Are a Waste of Time & Money

Mark Montgomery

College campus visits are a ritual. A rite of passage. A requirement. And they also are mostly a waste of time and money. As the summer winds down, my team...

Moody’s Bond Ratings for Higher Education and the US News Rankings

Mark Montgomery

Moody's Investors Service published a report this past Monday, in which it kept in place an overall negative outlook for the higher education sector. There are many colleges in financial...

Got the summer travel bug? Plan some college visits!

Mark Montgomery

Visiting colleges is a big part of the whole college process, but it can be a tricky thing to plan! Between classes, sports, clubs, jobs, and other obligations, sometimes it’s...

Satisfy your high school foreign language requirements in fun ways!

Mark Montgomery

Most colleges in the United States have a foreign language requirement, meaning that you will need to take a certain amount of the same foreign language in high school to...

No summer plans? No problem!

Mark Montgomery

The school year is winding down, which means you have the whole summer stretching out in front of you. Summer is a great time to leverage your free time into...

Getting Into College – Why It’s Easier Than You Might Think

Mark Montgomery

The thought of getting into college can be daunting. The ACT or SAT exam is a big deal, keeping your grades up is not easy, writing an admissions essay that...

Which College Is Right For You?

Mark Montgomery

There are many aspects of the college search that must be considered when you decide to apply. Among the most important is where to apply. It may be easy to...

Getting Into College – The Worst Advice We’ve Ever Heard

Mark Montgomery

Getting into college is one of the most important aspects of your child’s life, and it’s your responsibility as the parent to help in any way you can. There are...

The 7 Most Frequently Asked Questions About How To Get Into College

Mark Montgomery

The college application process can be confusing, and the vast majority of students applying to college have never done it before! So, of course there are going to be many...