Colleges value extracurricular activities in the admissions process. But they value good grades even more.
In the sports-obsessed United States, many families assume that the ticket to a hefty college scholarship is athletic prowess on the field, on the court, or in the pool. Not so.
Get Good Grades. It’s true. In the realm of college admissions, it’s the geeks who get the biggest scholarships. But wait. Don’t the jocks get the biggest scholarships? Well, sometimes that’s true. If you play hoops well enough to be recruited by the Georgetown Hoyas, then you’ve got a ticket to ride. Or if you […]
Colleges value community service in the admissions process. But not everyone must do community service to get into college.
Bottom line: while standardized tests are not the only factor in college admissions, they do matter a lot. The more selective the university, the more they matter.
An international student describes the difficulties of his complex origins, and the solace he found in a liberal arts major.
Lehigh University aims to grow, while St. Joseph’s College closes its doors.
Mark Montgomery, college admissions expert, talks about the new curriculum at Trinity University, designed to give students a well-rounded liberal arts education.
Despite her anxieties about an imperfect GPA, Sofia got into her first-choice college with help from educational consultant Mark Montgomery.
Mark Montgomery, college admissions expert, shares his opinions about navigating high school, the college admissions process, and the world of higher education.