Secondary Schools Where Students Have Received Great College Advice

Great College Advice guides students attending selective private and public high schools in college selection, college admission, and college applications.

Educational Consultant Asks: Are Books Obsolete at College Libraries?

Mark talks about the shift in the function of university libraries as less students use books for their research.

College Visits: Remember Three Important Features

When I visit college and university campuses, I try to search for a few distinguishing features that will help me remember what makes this particular institution stand out from its peers.  Often I will start by asking admissions counselors–who are, after all, in the business of marketing–what they see as the three most important things […]

Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut

I had the good fortune to visit Sacred Heart University, a Catholic institution in Fairfield, Connecticut. I gleaned some “crunchy nuggets” of information to share about the school. Here they are. SHU was begun in 1963 as a commuter school. Now it is primarily residential college with 3,400 full-time undergraduates and about 1,000 part-timers. The […]