Many experts come up with a formula to answer this question. I hear counselors say something like this all the time: 3 “stretches”, 5 “targets,” and 2 “safeties.” But the number of applications depends entirely on who you are and what you want. If you think things through carefully, perhaps you will need to apply to only one!
It is not too late for seniors to consider admission to UK universities! A number of UK institutions are on the Common Application, but many more are only available through UCAS, the primary application used in the UK.
Early decision vs regular decision. Which is better? Does early decision give you a better chance? What about early action vs early decision? which is better? This article from a college admissions expert gives you answers.
Educational consultant Mark Montgomery visits the campus of Eckerd College, a unique and interesting school.
College admissions expert Mark Montgomery can help you find the college of your dreams, and will use his insider knowledge to guide you through the admissions process.
Mark gives his expert advice on study abroad programs.
Mark discusses the newer requirements of the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT): be prepared to understand not just how to cure your patients, but the socioeconomic context of their ailments as well.
Mark shares an article with advice for first-generation college applicants navigating the admission process.
Mark visits the California Institute of Technology, or Caltech, to discuss this incredibly exclusive school.
Mark interviews Nathan, a tour guide at Occidental College in Los Angeles, California.