Getting Into College – The Worst Advice We’ve Ever Heard

Getting into college is one of the most important aspects of your child’s life, and it’s your responsibility as the parent to help in any way you can. There are many choices to make, and many sources of information out there to choose from, not all of it accurate. Here are some assumptions you may […]

How To Write The Perfect College Essay–Paint A Picture

What makes a painting come to life? Details! So it is with your college essay. You need to paint a picture that includes interesting details that make your story a pleasure to read.

How Not To Write A College Essay

Well, here’s more from the humor department.  With all of my students making the jarring transition from finishing up final exams to writing their college essays over the summer, it might be helpful to view this.  Levity is necessary!   Mark Montgomery Educational Consultant and Essay Editor

Do Your Students Get Into Their First Choice College?

Parents call  me nearly every day to ask about my services.  Understandably, they want to know about my success rate.  Here’s the usual question: How many of your students get into their first choice college? Many college consultants tout a “success rate” based on whether students get into their first or second choice college.  But […]