Your GPA is the most important aspect of your college application. Do you know how to calculate it the way that college admissions officers do? Is your GPA inflated and full of fluff? Or does it reflect academic rigor? Learn the facts.
Colleges value extracurricular activities in the admissions process. But they value good grades even more.
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.
In this guest post, Colin Smith, a Harvard College junior, shares his experiences in taking a gap year between high school and college.
Is a liberal arts major or degree worth the price? A recent study says yes.
Mark Montgomery, college admissions expert, shares his opinions about navigating high school, the college admissions process, and the world of higher education.
Alex Purdy created a short video to explain why she left her sorority. It is a powerful critique of what is wrong on college campuses today. It adds to the debate about sex on campus (consensual and otherwise) and calls upon women leaders to focus on what is really important in female empowerment. Creating a […]
With over 4,000 colleges in the USA, how do you know which one is the perfect fit for you? College admissions expert Mark Montgomery will use his encyclopedic knowledge of American colleges to guide you to the right direction.