College Admissions Expert on the University of Southern California in Los Angeles

Mark says the University of Southern California in Los Angeles has every reason to be popular… or does it?

How Should I Write the “Why Do You Want to Go to Our College?” Supplemental Essay? The Don’ts.

Think you know how to write a top-notch “Why our college?” supplemental essay? Andrea Aronson from our New Jersey office, advises students on what NOT to do!

How Should I Write the “Why Do You Want to Go to Our College?” Supplemental Essay? The Do’s.

Andrea Aronson advises do’s and don’ts for crafting the “Why Our College?” supplemental essay.

Educational Consultant on Libraries: You May Not Be an Expert

Mark describes Union College’s policy of teaching students how to do research in libraries.

Considering Colleges in the South — Coming to Terms With Prejudices

Mark confronts the widespread wariness of attending colleges in the American South with an essay by Jake Bonnell, admissions counselor at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi.

Educational Consultant Talks About the Ugly Side of Campuses

Marks visits some of Vassar College’s more slapdash housing developments to illustrate that not all of a given campus reflects its showcase buildings.

An Educational Consultant’s Thoughts on Vassar: a Very Liberal College

Mark visits Vassar College and talks about some of its more left-leaning tendencies.

Beware the Information Session, Says Expert Educational Consultant

Mark reminds students to take information sessions with a grain of salt and keep an eye out for the hard facts.

Educational Consultant on Colby College and its “Bubble”

Mark visits Colby College in Waterville, Maine to talk about its relative isolation from the nearest town and the effect that has on its student body.

College Admissions Counselor on Undergraduate Research: Don’t Believe the Hype

Mark speaks about the propensity of almost all colleges to extol their undergraduate research programs on their tours. But beware: not all colleges are walking the walk.