Princeton: Soaring Early Applications Leads to Sinking Acceptance Rate

Princeton saw a spike in early applications this year.

Brown University Admits 695 Early Applicants

Look at Brown University’s early admissions statistics over the years, and you see that nearly everything is going up.

MIT Grants Early Admission to Less Than 8% of Applicants

MIT’s Class of 2021 early admission rate underscores just how selective this school is.

Dartmouth College Releases Impressive Early Admissions Data

Ivy League gem Dartmouth College just released its early admissions data for the Class of 2021, revealing a large, diverse group of applicants.

Cornell University Early Admission: Huge Jump in Applications

Cornell University, an Ivy League school, saw a huge jump in early applications received this year.

Early Decision at Harvard: Applications Up, Acceptance Rate Down

Renowned Ivy League school Harvard University just released its Class of 2021 early admission statistics.

University of Pennsylvania Breaks Early Application Record

The University of Pennsylvania, a top Ivy League school, just released some surprising admissions statistics.

Is a Particular College a “Suitcase School”? Here’s How to Find Out

A NY Times article mentions that according to a 2012 end-of-year survey by the Higher Education Research Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles, 39% of first year students at less selective campuses said they had gone home frequently. As the article indicates, this is a concern at regional campuses and is a trend and culture that […]

Admissions Counselor on the Mission of Liberal Arts

Educational consultant Mark Montgomery describes the mission of a liberal arts education: to prepare the student not for a job, but for the world at large.

What Is a GPA and How Can You Raise It Quickly?

How do you calculate your GPA for college? Educational consultant Mark Montgomery describes the math behind a GPA and answers one of life’s great questions: how to raise it so you can get into a great college.   Calculate My GPA for College TRANSCRIPT: So It’s the Friday of Memorial Day weekend, and I think […]