SAT Scores Down a Bit Nationwide

The College Board reports that 2007 average scores on the SAT I exams dipped slightly, bringing them to the lowest level in 13 years. That’s the bad news. The good news is that a large part of the reason for this decline is the increase in the number of test takers, including some students who […]

College Rejections Are Up (Way Up) in 2007

The Today Show reported last April that college admissions offices are rejecting applications in record numbers. The piece does a good job of demonstrating how a colleges, students, and demographic changes are combining to create a “perfect storm” for high school seniors. Need help navigating in a storm? Consider hiring an expert to help. Mark […]

Top Ten Tips to Prepare for College Admissions

I found this great video today. It’s well-done and right on target. One tip I’d add is, “don’t do this all by yourself.” Whether it’s your family, parents, teachers–and even friends–you cannot ever get enough help. Mark Montgomery Montgomery Educational Consultant and Professional Helper