Educational Consultant Keeps Student Organized on Journey to Dartmouth

Ali was a habitual procrastinator. With the help of college admissions expert Mark Montgomery, she got accepted into Dartmouth and couldn’t be happier.

Admissions Counselor on the Mission of Liberal Arts

Educational consultant Mark Montgomery describes the mission of a liberal arts education: to prepare the student not for a job, but for the world at large.

Calculating the Value of a Public Education When Student Services Suffer Cutbacks

Students and parents are looking for value in higher education, and generally most families see their state colleges and universities as providing the greatest value for the price. But with public, taxpayer support for higher education declining with the recession, families may have to recalculate their understanding of value. An article in today’s Chronicle of […]

Elements of a Good College Fit, Part One: Academics

I recently bought a pair of shoes. I’m hard to fit. I have small feet for a guy (7.5). My feet are pretty wide. And they pronate, or roll in when I walk. Add to the fit issue, I’m pretty picky. Not just any shoe that fits will do. I have to actually like the […]