How Many Colleges Should I Apply To?

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!

Early Decision or Regular Decision: Which is Better?

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.

College Admissions Expert on Eckerd College: a School Like no Other

Educational consultant Mark Montgomery visits the campus of Eckerd College, a unique and interesting school.

Get Into the Best Colleges For You

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.

Educational Consultant on Study Abroad: Get Your Money’s Worth

Mark gives his expert advice on study abroad programs.

Educational Consultant on Medical Schools: Even They Can’t Resist the Liberal Arts

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.

Help For First-Generation College Applicants

Mark shares an article with advice for first-generation college applicants navigating the admission process.

College Admissions Coach Visits Caltech

Mark visits the California Institute of Technology, or Caltech, to discuss this incredibly exclusive school.

College Admissions Expert Interviews Campus Tour Guide

Mark interviews Nathan, a tour guide at Occidental College in Los Angeles, California.